Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued August 31 at 7:37PM EDT expiring August 31 at 11:30PM EDT by NWS Mount Holly NJ

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Mount Holly NJ
Issued: 2018-08-31T19:37:00-04:00
Expires: 2018-08-31T23:30:00-04:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 11:30 PM EDT. Avoid flood areas. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southwestern New Castle County in northern Delaware…
Northwestern Kent County in central Delaware…

* Until 1130 PM EDT.

* At 736 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area. Up to 2 to 3 inches of rain have already fallen.
Additional rainfall is moving across the area which is expected to
lead to additional Flash flooding.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include…
Smyrna, Clayton, Cheswold, Hartly, Delaney Corner, Green Spring and

Instruction: 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.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

Link to more Info:
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: New Castle, DE; Kent, DE

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3084708-2732541
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings