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WGUS81 KPBZ 031532
1032 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...The flood advisory continues for the Ohio River...
  Ohio River At Pittsburgh affecting Allegheny County

.  A low pressure system will move eastward today spreading mixed
precipitation across our region. Over the Monongahela and Cheat
River basins, the heaviest precipitation is expected to fall
primarily as rain. Rainfall amounts anticipated at this time
across these river basins are expected to range from 1.00 to 1.75

These rainfall amounts are sufficient to cause significant rises
along the Monongahela River, resulting in large enough rises to
affect the Monongahela River Parking Wharf.

The river is forecast to rise to near 18.8 feet Thursday early

At 19.0 feet...Water begins to flow onto the North Shore Riverwalk
between the stadiums and put one foot of water on the Monongahela
River Parking Wharf.

1032 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Ohio River At Pittsburgh.
* until Friday morning.
* At 10AM Tuesday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 18.9 feet Thursday early
* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Water begins to flow onto the north shore
  riverwalk between the stadiums.


LAT...LON 4043 7999 4045 8005 4047 8003 4045 8001
      4046 7999 4045 7998


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