South Jersey faces coastal flood advisory

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Roadway and minor coastal flooding is likely Tuesday night, according to a coastal flood advisory issued by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center./NWS Roadway and minor coastal flooding is likely Tuesday night, according to a coastal flood advisory issued by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center./NWS Roadway and minor coastal flooding is likely Tuesday night, according to a coastal flood advisory issued by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center.

The center issued a coastal flood advisory from 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 through 3 a.m. Wednesday, April 30 for Atlantic County.

“Areas of minor coastal flooding are likely with the high tide Tuesday night,” the National Weather Service said in issuing the advisory.

High tide occurs between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. along the coast and about 2 hours later in the back bays.

Minor coastal flooding could also occur around the times of high tide on Wednesday, April 30, the National Weather Service said.

Also, prolonged heavy rains that could deliver up to 5 inches of precipitation by Thursday morning also has prompted the National Weather Service to advise that there could be street flooding in areas of poor drainage.

The rain is expected to begin late Monday, April 28 or early Tuesday, April 29 and continue until the morning hours of Thursday, May 1.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for most of eastern Pennsylvania which is expected to receive more than 5 inches of rain before Thursday  morning.


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