The primary concern with Elsa remains heavy rainfall potentially leading to areas of flash flooding. Some river flooding is possible but is not expected along the main stem of the Delaware River.
A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for all coastal areas of New Jersey and Delaware. This also includes lower Delaware Bay. A Flash Flood Watch continues for the entire forecast area for this afternoon through Friday morning.
The greatest impacts are expected tonight into Friday morning.
Tropical Storm Warning: Tropical Storm Conditions are EXPECTED Steps to take: • Follow evacuation orders from local officials if given. • Check-in with family and friends by texting or using social media. • Hurricane preparedness actions should be completed. Visit http://ready.nj.gov/plan-prepare/hurricanes.shtml to download our free NJ Hurricane Survival Guide to learn more today!
Stay tuned to your local weather! Those living in Central and Southern New Jersey visit US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly http://www.weather.gov/phi/.
Those living in Northern New Jersey and the New York Metro area visit US National Weather Service New York NY http://www.weather.gov/okx/.