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Monroe Township Office of Emergency Management
Sunday May 19th, 2019 :: 10:37 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Advisory until 01:30AM Monday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Morris County in northern New Jersey... Hunterdon County in northwestern New Jersey... Sussex County in northwestern New Jersey... Warren County in northwestern New Jersey... Northern Mercer County in central New Jersey... Somerset County in northern New Jersey... Middlesex County in northern New Jersey... Southeastern Lehigh County in eastern Pennsylvania... Bucks County in southeastern Pennsylvania... Northampton County in eastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 130 AM EDT.

* At 1032 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms moving from west to east across the area. Some of these thunderstorms are producing brief heavy downpours resulting in rainfall rates over one inch per hours. Rapid ponding of water can be expected in these heavy downpours, resulting in roadway and poor drainage flooding.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include... Allentown, New Brunswick, Easton, Morristown, Somerville, Newton, Somerset, Edison, Bethlehem, Old Bridge, East Brunswick, Bridgewater, South Brunswick, North Brunswick, Ewing, Dover, Madison, Hopatcong, Forks and Middlesex.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MIDDLESEX, NJ ... SOMERSET, NJ ... WARREN, NJ ... LEHIGH, PA ... MORRIS, NJ ... NORTHAMPTON, PA ... BUCKS, PA ... SUSSEX, NJ ... MERCER, NJ ... HUNTERDON, NJ

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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Address/Location
Monroe Township Office of Emergency Management
3 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-521-0222

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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