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…

SOMERSET COUNTY… FRANKLIN COUNTY… BEDFORD COUNTY… HUNTINGDON COUNTY… BLAIR COUNTY… MIFFLIN COUNTY… TIOGA COUNTY… FULTON COUNTY… CLEARFIELD COUNTY… EASTERN CAMERON COUNTY… CAMBRIA COUNTY… POTTER COUNTY… CLINTON COUNTY… CENTRE COUNTY…

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT THURSDAY… *

AT 1125 AM EDT DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN EXTENSIVE AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE REGION. RAINFALL RATES WILL AVERAGE 2 TO 3 TENTHS OF AN INCH PER HOUR THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING…WITH PERIODS OF HEAVIER RAIN IN EXCESS OF ONE HALF OF AN INCH PER HOUR. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT BETWEEN 1 AND 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS MUCH OF THE ADVISORY AREA SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL OCCUR BY THIS EVENING…LEADING TO MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS…AND LOW LYING AREAS THROUGHOUT CITIES AND TOWNS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO CALLIMONT…CONFLUENCE…JENNERSTOWN…SALISBURY…SEVEN SPRINGS…SHANKSVILLE…SOMERSET…WINDBER…CHAMBERSBURG… GREENCASTLE…WAYNESBORO…BEDFORD…BREEZEWOOD…HYNDMAN… RAINSBURG…SAXTON …SCHELLSBURG…ALEXANDRIA…CASSVILLE… COALMONT…HUNTINGDON…MAPLETON…ORBISONIA…PETERSBURG… SHIRLEYSBURG…ALTOONA…HOLLIDAYSBURG…TUNNELHILL…TYRONE… LEWISTOWN…MANSFIELD…TIOGA…WELLSBORO…CLEARFIELD… COALPORT…WALLACETON…EBENSBURG…JOHNSTOWN…PORTAGE… VINTONDALE…AUSTIN…OSWAYO…BEECH CREEK…LOCK HAVEN… LOGANTON…BELLEFONTE…MCCALL DAM STATE PARK…STATE COLLEGE AND UNIONVILLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS… HIGHWAYS…STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. TO REPORT FLOODING…HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

SOMERSET PA-FRANKLIN PA-BEDFORD PA-HUNTINGDON PA-BLAIR PA-MIFFLIN PA- TIOGA PA-FULTON PA-CLEARFIELD PA-CAMERON PA-CAMBRIA PA-POTTER PA- CLINTON PA-CENTRE PA-


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