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Flood Advisory National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 433 AM EDT THU MAY 17 2018 DEC003-MDC015-NJC005-007-015-033-PAC017-029-045-091-101-171030- /O.CON.KPHI.FA.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-180517T1030Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ New Castle DE-Cecil MD-Salem NJ-Camden NJ-Gloucester NJ- Burlington NJ-Montgomery PA-Bucks PA-Chester PA-Philadelphia PA- Delaware PA- 433 AM EDT THU MAY 17 2018 ...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 AM EDT FOR NEW CASTLE...CECIL...SALEM...CAMDEN...GLOUCESTER... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON...MONTGOMERY...SOUTHERN BUCKS...CHESTER... PHILADELPHIA AND DELAWARE COUNTIES... At 430 AM EDT, local law enforcement reported urban and small stream flooding in portions of the advisory area. Flooding was reported in Chestertown in Cecil County, on Interstate 95 at the Interstate 476 interchange in Delaware County, and on Interstate 76 near Exit 338 in Montgomery County. The Christina River at Coochs Bridge in New Castle County is near flood stage, though it is expected to remain below flood stage at this time. Additionally, gauges in Chester County reported between 1.5 and 2 inches of rain during the past six hours. Though most of the heavy rainfall has ended for the time being, runoff will continue to cause minor flooding for the next couple of hours. Some locations that could experience flooding include... Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, Vineland, Newark, West Chester, Elkton, Gloucester City, Calvert, Cherry Hill, Bensalem, Evesham, Mount Laurel, Norristown, Chester, Willingboro, Deptford, Voorhees, Medford and Pottstown. 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. && LAT...LON 3972 7614 3987 7599 4011 7594 4026 7568 4042 7506 4040 7496 4033 7494 4015 7472 4019 7470 4013 7459 3953 7501 3956 7506 3952 7508 3952 7517 3956 7524 3951 7529 3949 7599 3952 7598 3955 7608 3964 7616