Flash Flood Watch until 8am on Tuesday for:
Cape May County, NJ Caroline County, MD Cumberland County, NJ Sussex County, DE Queen Anne's County, MD Talbot County, MD
FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
- Southeastern Pennsylvania, much of New Jersey, all of Delaware and Northeastern Maryland.
- From Monday morning through Tuesday morning
- Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to bring periods of heavy rain to our region from Monday into Monday night. Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are expected to be common, with local amounts up to 3 to 4 inches possible.
- There is the potential for flooding along small streams and creeks, on roadways and in areas of poor drainage.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Flash Flood Watch means that there is the potential for flash flooding which can be life-threatening. Heavy rain is expected to occur over a relatively short period of time. Rapidly rising flood waters may quickly inundate roadways and areas of poor drainage. Streams and creeks could leave their banks, flooding nearby properties.
Please monitor the forecast, especially if you live in a location that is prone to flooding. Be prepared to take action if a flash flood warning is issued for your area.