National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Warning For Our Area

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a 

* Flash Flood Warning for...   Northern New Castle County in northern Delaware...   Berks County in eastern Pennsylvania...   Western Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania...   Chester County in southeastern Pennsylvania...   Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania... 

* Until 1245 PM EDT. 

* At 650 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated showers and scattered   thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to   an inch or two of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is   expected to begin shortly in the areas of heaviest rain. 

* Some locations that could experience flooding include...   Reading, Wilmington, Newark, West Chester, Chester, Pottstown,   Phoenixville, West Norriton, Coatesville, Westtown, Wyomissing,   Downingtown, Folcroft, Swarthmore, Elsmere, Kennett Square, New   Castle, Birdsboro, Collegeville and Oxford. 

Additional rainfall amounts of at least another inch or two are expected in the warned area. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around...don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 


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