FLOOD ADVISORY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR… NORTHERN MCKEAN COUNTY… NORTHERN POTTER COUNTY…

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT…

* AT 349 PM EDT DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING DUE TO SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST HOUR. EXPECT FLOODING TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO TOWNS MAINLY NORTH OF ROUTE 6… AS ADDITIONAL STORMS FORM TO THE WEST AND TRACK TO THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT ALTHOUGH STREAMS AND CREEKS MAY BE ELEVATED OR EVEN RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS… PROPERTY DAMAGE WILL BE MINIMAL. INCONVENIENCES CAN BE EXPECTED BUT THE FLOODING WILL NOT BE IMMEDIATELY LIFE THREATENING.

DO NOT LET YOUR CHILDREN PLAY NEAR DRAINAGE DITCHES… STORM SEWERS OR STREAMS.


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