FLASH FLOOD WARNING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN HUNTINGDON COUNTY…
NORTHEASTERN MIFFLIN COUNTY…
NORTHWESTERN SNYDER COUNTY…
WESTERN SULLIVAN COUNTY…
SOUTHEASTERN TIOGA COUNTY…
UNION COUNTY…
EASTERN CENTRE COUNTY…
LYCOMING COUNTY…
SOUTHEASTERN CLINTON COUNTY…

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT…

* AT 501 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
TORRENTIAL RAIN FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERN CENTRE…
LYCOMING… NORTHEASTERN HUNTINGDON…NORTHEASTERN MIFFLIN…
NORTHWESTERN SNYDER…SOUTHEASTERN CLINTON…SOUTHEASTERN
TIOGA..UNION AND WESTERN SULLIVAN COUNTIES. RADAR RAINFALL
ESTIMATES IS THAT UPWARDS OF 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS OCCURRED
OVER THE LAST HOUR ACROSS MUCH OF THE WARNED AREA. ADDITIONAL
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS LIKELY INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS…AS
ADDITIONAL STORMS MOVE NORTHWARD.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
LEWISBURG…MIFFLINBURG…LOCK HAVEN…JERSEY SHORE…
MONTOURSVILLE…WILLIAMSPORT…BELLEFONTE AND STATE COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING…HAIL OR WIND DAMAGE TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE…1 8 7 7 6 3 3 6 7 7 2.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR
IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES…
DIPS…OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN! NEVER TRY
TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM…EVEN A SMALL ONE…ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE
RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.


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