FLOOD WARNING ISSUED TO KENT & SUSSEX COUNTIES

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SATURDAY 9PM:  The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning that affects the following WGMD locations:

Sussex County,DE

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The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Sussex County in southern Delaware…

* Until midnight EDT.

* At 855 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain in northern Sussex County.  The rate of rainfall…one
to two inches per hour…will cause flash flooding within the
heavier rainbands as the storms move southeast through the county.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include…
Dover, Georgetown, Milford, Seaford, Millsboro, Laurel, Lewes,
Milton, Selbyville, Bridgeville, Delmar, Dagsboro, Millville,
Ellendale, Bowers, Henlopen Acres, Gumboro, Cape Henlopen State
Park, Sycamore and Big Stone Beach.

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.

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