FLOOD ADVISORY (McKean, Elk, Warren)

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
NORTHWESTERN ELK COUNTY…
SOUTHWESTERN MCKEAN COUNTY…
SOUTHEASTERN WARREN COUNTY…

* UNTIL 200 PM EDT…

* AT 1106 AM EDT DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING DUE TO SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER EXTREME WESTERN ELK COUNTY SINCE 800 AM THIS MORNING. EXPECT MINOR FLOODING TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

RUNOFF FROM THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OVER THE NEXT HOUR WILL CAUSE RISES ON SMALL STREAMS AND PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. REMAIN ALERT WHEN DRIVING THROUGH THE MIDDAY HOURS AND EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS.

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.


Save pagePDF pageEmail pagePrint page

Leave a Comment