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US: Flash flood alerts in Mid-Atlantic region May 17

Flash flood alerts in effect May 17 for various areas of the Mid-Atlantic, including DC; monitor local weather forecasts

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/17/2018, 12:00 AM until 5/18/2018, 11:59 PM (US/Eastern). COUNTRY/REGION New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, DC

Event

The National Weather Service has issued flood and flash flood alerts for a large swathe of the Mid-Atlantic region. The alerts are in effect as of early Thursday, May 17, from northern New Jersey down through West Virginia, i.e. all or parts of the following states: New Jersey, Pennsylvania (including Philadelphia), Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia, as well as the capital Washington, DC.

Advice

Individuals present in these areas are advised to monitor local weather forecasts and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

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