Flash Flood Watch Today

River road and Chiefs road in Oak Orchard and Riverdale. This is typical of this area for minor tidal flooding … photo by Danielle McLane
Be careful today flash flooding is no joke and can be very dangerous.

From the NWS ......

Flood Advisory

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
1141 AM EDT MON AUG 7 2017

Sussex DE-Kent DE-Talbot MD-Caroline MD-
1141 AM EDT MON AUG 7 2017

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Northwestern Sussex County in southern Delaware...
  Southern Kent County in central Delaware...
  Talbot County in eastern Maryland...
  Caroline County in eastern Maryland...

* Until 245 PM EDT

* At 1140 AM EDT...Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
  Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include...
  Dover, Easton, Talbot, Milford, Denton, Harrington, Federalsburg,
  Bridgeville, Greensboro, Ridgely, Trappe, St. Michaels, Preston,
  Oxford, Ellendale, Bowers, Woodside, Viola, Smithville and Rising

Additional rainfall of one to two inches is expected over the
advisory area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. A
flash flood warning is in effect just north of the advisory where
higher rainfall amounts are expected.


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

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
537 AM EDT Mon Aug 7 2017

Delaware Beaches-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-
537 AM EDT Mon Aug 7 2017


This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Delaware and
southern New Jersey.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flash Flood Watch.

Some thunderstorms this afternoon and evening could produce locally
damaging wind gusts.

There is a moderate risk for the formation of dangerous rip currents,
especially during this afternoon and evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and evening.

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