Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
325 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

PAZ024>028-033>036-056-063>065-300030-
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CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON-
FRANKLIN-PERRY-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JOHNSTOWN...ALTOONA...HUNTINGDON...
MOUNT UNION...LEWISTOWN...MIFFLINTOWN...SOMERSET...BEDFORD...
MCCONNELLSBURG...CHAMBERSBURG...NEWPORT...CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...
YORK
325 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...ADAMS...BEDFORD...BLAIR...CAMBRIA...CUMBERLAND...
  FRANKLIN...FULTON...HUNTINGDON...JUNIATA...MIFFLIN...PERRY...
  SOMERSET AND YORK.

* PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH
  LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING
  ALONG WITH POOR DRAINAGE AND URBAN AREAS. MAINSTEM RIVER
  FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. ABNORMALLY DRY CONDITIONS
  AND BELOW NORMAL STREAMFLOWS PRECEDING THE HEAVY RAIN EVENT MAY
  MITIGATE THE FLOODING IMPACTS TO SOME EXTENT ACROSS THE WATCH
  AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ON SMALL
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.

&&

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