Flood Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
441 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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HUNTINGDON PA-FRANKLIN PA-FULTON PA-
441 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN HUNTINGDON COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
  NORTH CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
  NORTHEASTERN FULTON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 438 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA. RADAR ESTIMATES THAT UPWARDS OF TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WATERFALL...FORT LITTLETON...VALLEY-HI...UPPER STRASBURG...
  DOYLESBURG...SIDELING HILL REST AREA...FANNETTSBURG...ROXBURY...
  WILLOW HILL...THREE SPRINGS...SALTILLO AND SHADE GAP.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE AS NEW STORMS
FORM TO THE WEST AND TRACK ACROSS THE AREA THAT HAS SEEN HEAVY RAIN
SO FAR. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4022 7766 4005 7763 4002 7820 4021 7808

$$

MARTIN


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