846  
WGUS41 KPHI 091154  
FLWPHI  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
754 AM EDT WED JUN 9 2021  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN DELAWARE...  
 
BRANDYWINE CREEK AT WILMINGTON AFFECTING NEW CASTLE COUNTY.  
 
FOR THE BRANDYWINE CREEK...INCLUDING DOWNINGTOWN, CHADDS FORD,  
WILMINGTON...MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST  
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI.  
 
DEC003-092200-  
/O.NEW.KPHI.FL.W.0005.210609T1415Z-210609T2146Z/  
/WMND1.1.ER.210609T1415Z.210609T1500Z.210609T1545Z.UU/  
754 AM EDT WED JUN 9 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE BRANDYWINE CREEK AT WILMINGTON.  
* UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON.  
* AT 7:15 AM EDT WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE  
THIS MORNING TO A CREST OF 16.6 FEET LATE THIS MORNING. IT WILL  
THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET, MINOR FLOODING BEGINS ALONG THE CREEK IN  
THE BRANDYWINE STATE PARK.  
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET, NORTH PARK DRIVE, WEST OF NORTH MARKET  
STREET, IN BRANDYWINE STATE PARK IS SUBJECT TO FLOODING AND  
CLOSURES.  
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET, SOME FLOODING BEGINS IN THE HISTORIC  
BRECK'S MILL AREA IN MONTCHANIN.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 16.7  
FEET ON 10/30/2012.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (8 AM EDT)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME THU FRI SAT  
 
BRANDYWINE CREEK  
WILMINGTON 16.5 15.9 WED 7 AM EDT 13.7 13.7 MSG  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3982 7553 3975 7549 3969 7552 3979 7560  
 

 
 
DEAL  
 
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