Avalon News Archive

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Friday, August 18th, 7:47pm: Strong Thunderstorm Imminent for Avalon, Cape May County

The following is a notice issued by the National Weather Service on Friday evening, August 18th:

Special Statement
Issued: 7:34 PM EDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service
... A strong thunderstorm will affect south central Atlantic and Cape
May counties...

At 734 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Cape May,
moving northeast at [...]

Mon, August 7th, 8:06am: Flash Flood Watch Continues for Avalon

The National Weather Service has continued the Flash Flood Watch for Avalon and the entire Jersey Shore for Monday, August 7th.  The Watch remains in effect from Noon today through the evening hours.  One to two inches of rain is likely in our region, with localized flooding of four inches possible in some Jersey Shore […]

Kerr Memorial Lifeguard Races Postponed Until Tuesday, August 1


The 34th Annual David J. Kerr Jr. Memorial Lifeguard races scheduled to be held in Avalon on Sunday evening, July 30th have been postponed due to rough surf and wind conditions.  The event has been rescheduled for Tuesday evening, August 1st, at 6:15pm at […]

Sat, July 29th, 8:42am: Flash Flood Watch Continues, TI Bridge Reopened

The National Weather Service has continued its Flash Flood Watch for Avalon and all of Cape May County until 2:00pm on Saturday, July 29th. There is also the high risk for rip currents along our beaches through this evening.

As expected, a large rainstorm has dropped several inches of rain on our region during the overnight […]