Flood warning remains in place in Atlantic County

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A flood warning remains in place in Atlantic County until 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 after storms roared through South Jersey and dropped nearly half a foot of rain on Atlantic City and surrounding South Jersey. A flood warning remains in place in Atlantic County until 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 after storms roared through South Jersey and dropped nearly half a foot of rain on Atlantic City and surrounding South Jersey. A flood warning remains in place in Atlantic County until 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 after storms roared through South Jersey and dropped nearly half a foot of rain on Atlantic City and surrounding South Jersey.

 Flood warning in Atlantic County

According to the National Weather Service, roads in low-lying areas across Atlantic County remain flooded this morning. Drivers should allow for extra time on their morning commute while conditions dry through the morning rush hour. At the height of the storm, drivers reported that many roads across the county were flooded when storm drains couldn't handle several inches of rain an hour.

Devastating rainfall across South Jersey

A slow-moving batch of thunderstorms crawled up South Jersey after 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, producing gusty winds and non-ending heavy rain.

As a result, more than 9,000 Atlantic City Electric customers were without power for several hours at the height of the storm.

As of Wednesday morning, more than 1,000 customers were still without power as the sun was about to rise at 6 a.m.

The National Weather Service reported that 5.57 inches of fell at Atlantic CityInternationalAirport in EggHarborTownship. More than 5 inches of storm fell between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m.

At the Millville Airport, 7.53 inches of rain fell.

Clearing conditions for South Jersey

National Weather Service radar indicates the bulk of yesterday's rain is roaring up the Middle Atlantic coast and taking aim at New England. Clouds will clear during the day and humidity levels will begin to drop. A delightful couple of weather days appears on tap as South Jersey heads into the weekend.

 

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