Flood Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
348 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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SCHUYLKILL PA-
348 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 347 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

RAINFALL OF UP TO 2 INCHES WILL FALL IN SPOTS WHERE STORMS PERSIST
FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR. THIS RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. 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.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4069 7584 4065 7598 4057 7602 4054 7617
      4050 7641 4050 7645 4066 7670 4080 7631
      4089 7628 4095 7621 4090 7605 4091 7600
      4080 7586 4074 7576

$$

DANGELO



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