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8/15/2011 - National Weather Service Flood Warning

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
5:31 AM EDT Monday, August 15, 2011

** Cumberland County NJ **

The National Weather Service In Mount Holly NJ Has Issued A Flood Warning For North Central Cumberland County Until 11:30 AM EDT.

Rivers And Streams Continue To Run High As A Result Of Sundays Rainfall. A Few Rivers Remain Above Flood Stage...Like The Racoon Creek And The Maurice River. These Rivers And Streams Will Continue Above Flood Stage This Morning.

A Flood Warning Means That Flooding Is Imminent Or Has Been Reported. Stream Rises Will Be Slow And Flash Flooding Is Not Expected. However...All Interested Parties Should Take Necessary Precautions Immediately.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions

Excessive Runoff From Heavy Rainfall Will Cause Elevated Levels On Small Creeks And Streams...And Ponding Of Water On Country Roads And Farmland Along The Banks Of Creeks And Streams.

Do Not Drive Your Vehicle Into Areas Where The Water Covers The Roadway. The Water Depth May Be Too Great To Allow Your Car To Cross Safely. Move To Higher Ground.

A Flood Warning Means Flooding Is Occurring Or Is Imminent. Most Flood Related Deaths Occur In Automobiles. Do Not Attempt To Cross Water Covered Bridges...Dips...Or Low Water Crossings. Never Try To Cross A Flowing Stream...Even A Small One...On Foot. To Escape Rising Water Move Up To Higher Ground.