Flood Watch in Effect

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING…

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS… ADAMS… BEDFORD…BLAIR… CAMBRIA… CAMERONCLEARFIELD…COLUMBIA…CUMBERLAND… DAUPHIN… ELK… FRANKLIN…FULTON…HUNTINGDON…JUNIATA… LANCASTER… LEBANON… MCKEAN… MIFFLIN… MONTOUR… NORTHERN CENTRE… NORTHERN CLINTON… NORTHERN LYCOMING… NORTHUMBERLAND… PERRY… POTTER… SCHUYLKILL… SNYDER… SOMERSET… SOUTHERN CENTRE… SOUTHERN CLINTON… SOUTHERN LYCOMING… SULLIVAN… TIOGA…UNION…WARREN AND YORK.

FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* A DEEP STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES TUESDAY…WHILE A NEW STORM FORMS ON ITS TRAILING FRONT OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. * THE NEW STORM WILL MOVE UP THE EAST COAST TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY BRINGING WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN TO THE REGION.

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES..WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS COULD CAUSE STREAMS AND CREEKS TO OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS…LATER TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ON STREAMS…CREEKS…POOR DRAINAGE…URBAN AND LOW-LYING AREAS BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

The following locations are affected:

…THE APPROACH OF A DEEP STORM AND STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINS TO THE REGION TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY…

WARREN-MCKEAN-POTTER-ELK-CAMERON-NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD– NORTHERN CENTRE -SOUTHERN CENTRE -CAMBRIA -BLAIR -HUNTINGDON -MIFFLIN- JUNIATA -SOMERSET -BEDFORD -FULTON – RANKLIN –TIOGANORTHERN LYCOMING – SULLIVAN -SOUTHERN CLINTON -SOUTHERN LYCOMING -UNION -SNYDER -MONTOUR – NORTHUMBERLAND -COLUMBIA -PERRY -DAUPHIN -SCHUYLKILL -LEBANON – CUMBERLAND -ADAMS -YORK-LANCASTER


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