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07 Aug 2020 | 10:51 PM UTC

US: Flash flood warnings issued due to severe thunderstorm near Wilmington (Delaware) August 7

United States of America News Alert

National Weather Service (NWS) issues flash flood warnings due to severe thunderstorm near Wilmington (Delaware) on August 7; further inclement weather possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/7/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/8/2020, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Wilmington, Delaware

Event

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued flash flood warnings due to a severe thunderstorm located near Wilmington (Delaware) as of 18:00 (local time) on Friday, August 7. Flash flood warnings have been issued for northwestern Camden and Gloucester counties in New Jersey, in addition to Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania. Tornado warnings had also been issued for New Castle county in Delaware, Salem, and Gloucester counties in New Jersey, and Delaware county in Pennsylvania; however, these were later canceled. 

Further inclement weather is expected in the area in the near term.

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor local weather reports, avoid areas directly affected by flooding, confirm road conditions before setting out, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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