FLOOD WATCH

…FLOODING POSSIBLE LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY…

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE VERY SLOWLY THROUGH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA THIS WEEKEND. LIGHT RAIN MAY BEGIN LATE TODAY IN THE NORTHWEST…BUT THE HEAVIER RAINS WILL NOT BEGIN UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOULD OVERSPREAD THE REGION FROM WEST TO EAST DURING THE DAY SATURDAY AND LAST INTO SUNDAY. OVER AN INCH OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVER MOST OF THE AREA…WITH AMOUNTS AS HIGH AS TWO INCHES POSSIBLE. THIS RAINFALL AND THE MELTING OF SNOW
IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS COULD PRODUCE FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND EVEN SOME OF THE LARGER WATERWAYS.

FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…
CAMBRIA…CAMERON…CLEARFIELD…ELK… MCKEAN…NORTHERN CENTRE…NORTHERN CLINTON…POTTER
SOMERSET AND WARREN.

* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* A CONSTANT MODERATE RAINFALL WILL MOVE IN FROM THE WEST ON SATURDAY…AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND. STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE ALREADY RUNNING HIGHER THAN NORMAL…AND SOME SNOW REMAINS ON THE GROUND OVER NORTH-CENTRAL PARTS OF THE STATE.

* FLOODING ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND SOME OF THE SMALLER RIVERS IS POSSIBLE.


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