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The Delaware River at Philadelphia has reached major flood status. At this stage, the National Weather Service says tidal tributaries in Philadelphia, Camden, NJ and Gloucester, NJ begin to flood. Numerous roads may be impassable in the area. River levels are near records set by Hurricane Sandy back in 2012.
Flooding continues into the night for parts of the Mid-Atlantic.
Flooding surrounded some of the memorials located around the National Mall.
FOX Weather's Danielle Gersh has the latest on coastal flooding in the Mid-Atlantic
More than 100 river and tidal gauges from Virginia to New York are either at or will soon reach flood status. National Weather Service meteorologists advise drivers to never venture into floodwaters of unknown depth.
FOX Weather's Katie Byrne is in Cambridge, MD
Coastal flooding is expected to peak around times of high tides on Friday evening and Saturday morning. Because of Earth's rotation, high tides vary per location.
FOX Weather meteorologists say the tidal flooding in the D.C. region is the worst the area has seen since Hurricane Isabel in 2003. Expect waters to rise again around Friday night's high tide.
Coastal communities from northern Virginia to New Jersey are under alerts for significant coastal flooding. Some areas could see a tidal rise of 3 - 5 feet in the Chesapeake Bay region.
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