Flood Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
521 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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BLAIR PA-CAMBRIA PA-
521 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN BLAIR COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
  CENTRAL CAMBRIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 815 AM EDT

* AT 515 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS...SLOW-MOVING
  HEAVY SHOWERS DRIFTING EAST BETWEEN ROUTE 219 AND INTERSTATE 99.
  BRIEF...TORRENTIAL RAINS OF OVER ONE INCH IN JUST A 30 MINUTE
  PERIOD ARE POSSIBLE WITH SOME OF THESE SHOWERS. DOPPLER RADAR
  INDICATED THAT UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN A
  FEW LOCATIONS OVER THE PAST HOUR...MAINLY IN THE EBENSBURG AREA.
  THIS HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
  IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ALTOONA...HOLLIDAYSBURG...EBENSBURG...PORTAGE...ROARING SPRING...
  LAKEMONT...CRESSON...GALLITZIN...LORETTO...DUNCANSVILLE...
  BEAVERDALE-LLOYDELL...LILLY...CARROLLTOWN...SANKERTOWN...HORSESHOE
  CURVE...EAST FREEDOM...SPRING HILL...TUNNELHILL...NEWRY AND
  ASHVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4032 7860 4033 7862 4032 7863 4032 7873
      4044 7875 4061 7871 4061 7853 4056 7831
      4032 7835

$$

LAMBERT



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