Heavy rain and wind expected as Hurricane Elsa passes by

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The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rain and winds this evening continuing into Friday morning as Hurricane Elsa makes her way up the coast. Mercer County is currently under a flash flood watch until Friday at noon.

According to Accuweather: “Enough rain is forecast to fall to lead to flash flooding in urban and poor drainage areas along the Interstate 95 corridor from the mid-Atlantic coast through New England. A general 1-2 inches of rain is forecast to fall with local amounts of 2-4 inches from the Atlantic coast to about 100 miles inland. An AccuWeather Local StormMax™ of 6 inches of rain is anticipated.”

For more information, the Accuweather forecast is here. Information provided by Hopewell Township regarding emergency preparedness is here.

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