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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
155 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

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WASHINGTON PA-ALLEGHENY PA-
155 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM EDT FOR
EAST CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND SOUTH CENTRAL ALLEGHENY COUNTIES...

AT 153 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLOODED ROADWAYS WHILE
AREA OBSERVATIONS INDICATED OVER TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAD HAD
FALLEN WITHIN WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
GASTONVILLE...WEST MIFFLIN...BALDWIN...WHITEHALL...
SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP...JEFFERSON HILLS...PLEASANT HILLS...GLASSPORT...
DRAVOSBURG AND FINLEYVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 4037 7995 4037 7987 4018 7999 4019 8008
      4039 7995

$$



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