The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of New Jersey and southeast Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in New Jersey, Hunterdon, Mercer, Morris, and Somerset. In southeast Pennsylvania, Lower Bucks and Upper Bucks.
* From 9 PM EST this evening through Saturday morning
* Periods of heavy rain can be expected overnight. Amounts up to two inches are possible. This could lead to small stream as well as main-stem flooding. Poor drainage and low-lying flooding is likely.
* The risk of low-lying and small stream flooding will increase tonight into Saturday. The risk of main-stem flooding will increase late Saturday into Saturday night. Please refer to our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) website for both Passaic and Raritan Basin crest forecasts.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.