Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
219 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
MORNING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE POCONOS,
WYOMING AND DELAWARE VALLEYS WHICH MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE
FLOODING, PRIMARILY IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS SUCH AS IN URBAN
LOCATIONS. RAINFALL OF 2 INCHES OR MORE IN A FEW HOURS WOULD BE
ENOUGH TO CAUSE FLOODING.

PAZ044-047-048-072-291600-
/O.NEW.KBGM.FF.A.0001.160729T0000Z-160729T1600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCRANTON...HAZLETON...WILKES-BARRE...
MILFORD...HONESDALE
219 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LACKAWANNA...LUZERNE...PIKE AND ...
  SOUTHERN WAYNE.

* FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALIZED HEAVY
  RAINFALL.

* THE FLOOD THREAT WILL BE PRIMARILY IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS SUCH
  AS URBAN LOCATIONS. WIDESPREAD STREAM FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED
  AND NO FLOODING IS EXPECTED ALONG THE MAJOR RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

MSE



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