Flash Flood Watch issued for Friday 10 p.m – Saturday morning

A cold front will move over Northwest Philadelphia late Friday night that could bring up to 1-2 inches of rain causing area flooding. Thunderstorms will be possible overnight.

This Flood Watch is for Philadelphia, its suburbs and areas in Delaware and New Jersey.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN DELAWARE…NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN NORTHERN DELAWARE…NEW CASTLE. IN NEW JERSEY…CAMDEN… EASTERN MONMOUTH…GLOUCESTER…HUNTERDON…MERCER… MIDDLESEX…MORRIS…NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON…SOMERSET… SUSSEX…WARREN AND WESTERN MONMOUTH. IN PENNSYLVANIA… BERKS…BUCKS…CARBON…CHESTER…DELAWARE…LEHIGH… MONROE…MONTGOMERY…NORTHAMPTON AND PHILADELPHIA. * FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING * A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND WILL PRODUCE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1.00 AND 1.50 INCHES WILL BE COMMON. GREATER AMOUNTS, UP TO 2.50 INCHES, WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER STORMS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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