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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 4:32 AM EDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
northern New Castle County in northern Delaware...
southeastern Chester County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
southwestern Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* until 900 am EDT

* at 428 am EDT... satellite estimates and rain gauges indicated the
rain has ended. Widespread 2.5 to 7.5 inches of rain fell in the
warning area last night with considerable flooding reported in far
northern Delaware. Some rivers and streams still may crest shortly
after sunrise before general recessions ease the disruption.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include...
Wilmington, Newark, West Chester, Chester, Westtown, Elsmere,
Kennett Square, Newport, Arden, Stanton, Cheyney, North Star,
Talleyville, Elam, Marshallton, Pike Creek, Chelsea, Ashland,
Greenville and Concordville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Flooding is occurring. It is important to know where you are
relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become killers in
heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or creeks.

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