The Atlantic City Day Nursery welcomed guest readers for Read Across America. Held on or around the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss, March 2, the day is a nationwide occasion to promote literacy. This year’s guests included Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam, Stockton University Dean of Education Claudine Keenan, AtlantiCare nurse Erica Priolo and Charity League of Atlantic County President Linda Gemmel. The guests read selections from Seuss’ extensive catalog, as well as their favorite books from childhood.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * PORTIONS OF NORTHERN DELAWARE, NORTHEAST MARYLAND, NEW JERSEY, AND PENNSYLVANIA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN NORTHERN DELAWARE, NEW CASTLE. IN NORTHEAST MARYLAND, CECIL AND KENT MD. IN NEW JERSEY, ATLANTIC, ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY, CAMDEN, CAPE MAY, COASTAL ATLANTIC, COASTAL OCEAN, CUMBERLAND, EASTERN MONMOUTH, GLOUCESTER, HUNTERDON, MERCER, MIDDLESEX, MORRIS, NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON, OCEAN, SALEM, SOMERSET, SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON, SUSSEX, WARREN, AND WESTERN MONMOUTH. IN PENNSYLVANIA, BERKS, CARBON, DELAWARE, EASTERN CHESTER, EASTERN MONTGOMERY, LEHIGH, LOWER BUCKS, MONROE, NORTHAMPTON, PHILADELPHIA, UPPER BUCKS, WESTERN CHESTER, AND WESTERN MONTGOMERY. * THROUGH LATE TONIGHT * THE SHOWERS AND SOME THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY THAT RESULTED IN FLASH FLOODING HAVE LIFTED TO THE NORTH AND ARE WEAKENING. FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE BEING CONVERTED TO FLOOD WARNINGS, AND THESE FLOOD WARNINGS WILL BE IN PLACE FOR MOST OF TODAY. * ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL DEVELOP ONCE AGAIN WITH AS MUCH AS AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN IN A SHORT TIME. FLASH FLOODING ARE LIKELY ONCE AGAIN, AND IT WILL NOT TAKE MUCH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TO RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING OVER ALREADY FLOODED AREAS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING WHICH CAN BE LIFE-THREATENING. HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. RAPIDLY RISING FLOOD WATERS MAY QUICKLY INUNDATE ROADWAYS. STREAMS AND CREEKS COULD LEAVE THEIR BANKS, FLOODING NEARBY PROPERTIES. PLEASE MONITOR THE FORECAST, ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIVE IN A LOCATION THAT IS PRONE TO FLOODING. BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA. &&
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EDT FRIDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING. * WINDS AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. * VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS. &&