Weather Alerts for Mercer County

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Warning      

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
MERCER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Hunterdon - Mercer
Effective: Tue, 10/26 9:13am Updated: Tue, 10/26 10:01am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 10/26 10:30am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a
* Flood Warning for...
Northwestern Mercer County in central New Jersey...
West Central Middlesex County in northern New Jersey...
Southwestern Somerset County in northern New Jersey...
Southeastern Hunterdon County in northwestern New Jersey...
* Until noon EDT.
* At 618 AM EDT, automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain has
occurred in much of Hunterdon, Mercer, and Somerset Counties.
Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned
area. The Neshanic River at Reaville was rapidly approaching flood
stage. Between 1.5 and 3.5 inches of rain have fallen. Flooding is
expected to continue through the morning.
* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
South Brunswick, Princeton, Flemington, Pennington, New Hope,
Hopewell, Rocky Hill, Stockton, Millstone, Cloverhill, Skillman,
and Flagtown.

Information:
Turn around...don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most
flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
MERCER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Coastal Ocean - Eastern Monmouth - Hunterdon - Mercer - Middlesex - Morris - Northwestern Burlington - Ocean - Somerset - Southeastern Burlington - Sussex - Warren - Western Monmouth
Effective: Tue, 10/26 9:28am Updated: Tue, 10/26 10:01am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 10/26 5:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central New Jersey...northern New Jersey...northwest
New Jersey...and southern New Jersey...including the following
areas...in central New Jersey...Eastern Monmouth, Mercer, and
Western Monmouth. In northern New Jersey...Middlesex, Morris,
Somerset, Sussex, and Warren. In northwest New Jersey...Hunterdon.
In southern New Jersey...Coastal Ocean, Northwestern Burlington,
Ocean, and Southeastern Burlington.
* Until 5 PM EDT this afternoon.
* Rain will continue through the day today with periods of heavy
downpours possible. Rainfall across the area has totaled 2 to 4
inches with locally higher amounts. An additional 1 to 2 inches is
possible the rest of today.
* Flash flooding of creeks, streams, urban areas, and areas of poor
drainage is possible with the heaviest rain.

Information:
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.