FLOOD ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…

MCKEAN COUNTY… SOMERSET COUNTY… BEDFORD COUNTY… WESTERN HUNTINGDON COUNTY… BLAIR COUNTY… WARREN COUNTY… CLEARFIELD COUNTY… CAMERON COUNTY… CAMBRIA COUNTY… POTTER COUNTY… ELK COUNTY… WESTERN CLINTON COUNTY… WESTERN CENTRE COUNTY…

* UNTIL 445 AM EST WEDNESDAY…

* AT 842 PM EST DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF PENNSYLVANIA. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWS ANOTHER…LARGER AREA OF HEAVY RAIN SPREADING NORTHEAST FROM THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY INTO WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA. THIS AREA OF RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE ALLEGHENY PLATEAU BY 11 PM AND REACH THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS LIKELY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. LOCALLY UP TO 3 INCHES OF NEW RAIN COULD FALL OVERNIGHT ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA. EXPECT MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND SOME SMALL STREAMS TO BEGIN OVER THE SEVERAL HOURS…AND PERSIST INTO THE PRE DAWN HOURS OF WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BRADFORDELDREDKANEMOUNT JEWETT…CALLIMONT… CASSELMAN…CONFLUENCE…GARRETT…HOOVERSVILLE…JENNERSTOWN… ROCKWOOD…SALISBURY…SHANKSVILLE…SOMERSET…WINDBER… BEDFORD…BREEZEWOOD…HYNDMAN…SAXTON…ALEXANDRIA…COALMONT… HUNTINGDON… MARKLESBURG…PETERSBURG…ALTOONA…TYRONE…BEAR LAKE…TIDIOUTE…WARREN…SPRING HILL…CLEARFIELD…COALPORT… DUBOIS…GLEN HOPE…GRAMPIAN…IRVONA…LUMBER CITY… MAHAFFEY…NEW WASHINGTON…RAMEY…WALLACETON… DRIFTWOOD… CASSANDRA…COLVER…EBENSBURG…ELIM…JOHNSTOWN…PORTAGE… SUMMERHILL…VINTONDALE…WESTMONT…AUSTIN…OSWAYO…ULYSSES… JOHNSONBURG…RIDGWAY…ST. MARYS…STATE COLLEGE AND UNIONVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODS. TO REPORT FLOODING…HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.


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