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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
Thursday March 21st, 2019 :: 03:43 a.m. EDT


Flood Watch

Flood Watch from 8 AM this morning through late tonight. Be prepared to take action in the event that flooding develops.

* Flood Watch for portions of northern Delaware, northeast
  Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, including the
  following areas, in northern Delaware, New Castle. In
  northeast Maryland, Cecil and Kent MD. In New Jersey, Camden,
  Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Northwestern
  Burlington, Salem, Somerset, and Warren. In Pennsylvania,
  Berks, Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern Montgomery, Lehigh,
  Lower Bucks, Northampton, Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, Western
  Chester, and Western Montgomery.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight

* Between 1.5 and 2 inches of rain with locally higher amounts
  will fall throughout the day today and into tonight.

* Bands of moderate to locally heavy rain will develop across the
  region today, and will continue through tonight. In the areas
  of heaviest rainfall, urban and poor-drainage flooding may


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
240 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Emergency: 9-1-1

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