FLASH FLOOD WATCH

…LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT…

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS… BEDFORD…BLAIR…CAMBRIA… CAMERON…CLEARFIELD…COLUMBIA…FRANKLIN…FULTON… HUNTINGDON…JUNIATA…MIFFLIN…MONTOUR…NORTHERN CENTRE… NORTHERN CLINTON… NORTHERN LYCOMING… NORTHUMBERLAND… PERRY…POTTER…ELK…MCKEAN…WARREN… SNYDER…SOMERSET…SOUTHERN CENTRE… SOUTHERN CLINTON…SOUTHERN LYCOMING…SULLIVAN…TIOGA AND UNION.

* FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* DEEP MOISTURE AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. THESE STORMS WILL DUMP LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAIN OF OVER 2 INCHES WITHIN JUST AN HOUR OR TWO. THIS RAIN…OCCURRING ON ALREADY NEAR SATURATED GROUND…WILL BRING THE THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING ON STREAMS AND CREEKS. LARGER RIVERS WILL ALSO SEE SIGNIFICANT RISES INTO THE DAY THURSDAY…WITH SOME LOCATIONS ALONG THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVERS NORTH BRANCH POSSIBLY SEEING MINOR FLOODING LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THE END OF THIS WEEK.


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