Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
957 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

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LANCASTER PA-
957 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN LANCASTER COUNTY...

AT 954 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING IN NEW
HOLLAND AND PARTS OF EARL AND WEST EARL TOWNSHIPS. UP TO THREE
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY
OCCURRING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
EPHRATA...NEW HOLLAND...AKRON...LEOLA...PARADISE...REAMSTOWN...
ROTHSVILLE...STRASBURG...ADAMSTOWN...TERRE HILL...CHURCHTOWN...
BAREVILLE...LEACOCK...BROWNSTOWN...BOWMANSVILLE...LAMPETER...
INTERCOURSE...FIVEPOINTVILLE...BLUE BALL AND FARMERSVILLE.

WHILE THE RAIN APPEARS TO BE SLOWING DOWN AT THIS TIME ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA.
ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATER TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS FLOWING WATER OR THROUGH STANDING WATER OF
UNKNOWN DEPTH.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

HEED ALL ROAD CLOSURES. DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4011 7594 3995 7622 4013 7628 4026 7607
      4014 7588

$$

DANGELO


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