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Middletown Township NJ Police Department
Friday August 5th, 2022 :: 06:48 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 11:00PM Friday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern Monmouth County in central New Jersey... Northwestern Ocean County in southern New Jersey...

* Until 1100 PM EDT.

* At 647 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 1.5 inches in 1 hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1.5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges. IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that may experience flash flooding include... Toms River, Lakewood, Jackson, Lakehurst, Cedar Glen West, Vista Center, Ramtown, and Allenwood. This includes the following highways... Interstate 195 in New Jersey between mile markers 30 and 33. Garden State Parkway between mile markers 92 and 96.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MONMOUTH, NJ ... OCEAN, NJ

Instructions:

Turn around...don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Address/Location
Middletown Township NJ Police Department
1 Kings Hwy
Middletown, NJ 07748

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-615-2100

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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