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Flood Watch: We Could Get 2-Day Deluge

Two rounds of heavy rain could bring up to six inches

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    NBC10 Meteorologist Bill Henley's Thursday morning forecast calls for periods of heavy rain with possible flooding. (Published Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010)

    Gather your umbrellas and rain boots, because you’re in for a wet day on Thursday and the heavy rain could stick with us off and on through Friday.

    A flood watch is in effect from the Canadian border all the way down to South Carolina with remnants of tropical storm Nicole likely to hit Philadelphia.

    Flooding Expected With Heavy Rains

    [PHI] Flooding Expected With Heavy Rains
    Two rounds of heavy rain are expected to bring at least two inches, possible half a foot of rain in our region. Some areas only need two to three inches before flooding. (Published Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010)

    For southern Delaware, only two inches of rain within a six hour period is needed for flooding. Central New Jersey and the  Philadelphia area needs five to six inches of rain for flooding.

    NBC10 Meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz says we will get at least two inches and could get up to six.

    Flood Watch: What to Expect

    [PHI] Flood Watch: What to Expect
    The heavy rain comes in two stages over the next couple of days. NBC10 Meteorologist Dave Warren shows you how much to expect and which areas will get hit the hardest. (Published Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010)

    The rain begins tonight to early tomorrow morning with about one-half to two inches of rain expected and wind gusts of over 50 mph.

    The rain will die down during the middle of the day Thursday before picking up again tomorrow night into Friday morning where we can expect one to three inches of rain and wind gusts once more of over 50 mph.

    Flooding Fears in Delco

    [PHI] Flooding Fears in Delco
    A couple in Norwood can't leave their home when it rains and during this downfall, they're setting up a camera to try and prove a point to the city. (Published Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010)

    Planning on traveling tomorrow? Know before you go -- you can check flight schedules out of Philadelphia International at PHL.org and here are links for the area's mass transit schedules: