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Slow Moving Cold Front Moves into the Central U.S.

A slow moving cold front continues to move eastward across the U.S.. Behind the cold front is unseasonably cold weather and high elevation snows. Along the front, an area of heavy rain with the potential for flash flooding will extend from eastern New Mexico to portions of Minnesota. Post-tropical Jose will continue to meander offshore bringing high surf and rip currents to much of the east coast. Read More >


Public Information Statement

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 1100 AM EDT Thu Sep 7 2017


  To:           Subscribers – Family of Services and NOAA Weather Wire Service and other National Weather Service Partners, Users and Employees

  From:      Ray Kruzdlo – Senior Service Hydrologist


  Subject:   Flood Categories Changing for the Christina River at Coochs Bridge, Delaware


Effective Thursday, September 7, 2017, the National Weather Service will introduce new flood categories for the Christina River at Coochs Bridge, Delaware (NWS – CHBD1, USGS # 01478000).





Action stage:

9.0 feet

9.0 feet

Flood stage:

10.5 feet

11.0 feet

Moderate flood stage:

11.5 feet

12.0 feet

Major flood stage:

12.5 feet

13.0 feet


National Weather Service river forecasts can be viewed online at:

Specific hydrologic information pertaining to the Christina River at Coochs Bridge can be viewed online at:


If you have any questions, please contact:


Ray Kruzdlo

National Weather Service Senior Service Hydrologist Phone: 609-261-6615