Severe Storms Forecasted For Bucks County

Heavy storms are expected to hit the Newtown area Monday evening.

In advance of the storms, forecasters at the National Weather Service’s Mt. Holly, New Jersey, office issued a Flash Flood Watch until midnight and a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that will remain active until 8 p.m.

A statement from forecasters said rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches an hour with some areas getting 3 to 5 inches are possible. They warned that flash flooding could hit creeks, streams and roadways.

The forecasted storms came along as a cold front presses across the region.

The storms follow several days of warm and humid weather.

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