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FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT

THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 AM EDT FOR NORTHERN
NEW CASTLE...NORTHEASTERN CECIL...NORTHERN SALEM...WEST CENTRAL
CAMDEN...GLOUCESTER...CHESTER...SOUTHWESTERN PHILADELPHIA AND
DELAWARE COUNTIES...

At 249 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Moderate to locally heavy rain
with rainfall rates of up to one inch per hour is moving through the
advised area. This has a history of producing flash flooding, but
the rain is not as intense as it was earlier. Motorists should
exercise caution on area roads and watch for road closures.

Some locations that could experience flooding include...
Philadelphia, Wilmington, Newark, West Chester, Gloucester City,
Calvert, Chester, Deptford, West Deptford, Glassboro, Lindenwold,
Pennsville, Coatesville, Bellmawr, Yeadon, Westtown, Woodbury,
Pitman, Clayton and Carneys Point.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around...don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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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