Flash Flood Watch
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000 WGUS61 KCTP 290725 FFACTP FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA 325 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016 PAZ024>028-033>036-056-063>065-300030- /O.CON.KCTP.FA.A.0003.000000T0000Z-160930T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON- FRANKLIN-PERRY-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JOHNSTOWN...ALTOONA...HUNTINGDON... MOUNT UNION...LEWISTOWN...MIFFLINTOWN...SOMERSET...BEDFORD... MCCONNELLSBURG...CHAMBERSBURG...NEWPORT...CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG... YORK 325 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016 ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ADAMS...BEDFORD...BLAIR...CAMBRIA...CUMBERLAND... FRANKLIN...FULTON...HUNTINGDON...JUNIATA...MIFFLIN...PERRY... SOMERSET AND YORK. * PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING. * WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. * SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING ALONG WITH POOR DRAINAGE AND URBAN AREAS. MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. ABNORMALLY DRY CONDITIONS AND BELOW NORMAL STREAMFLOWS PRECEDING THE HEAVY RAIN EVENT MAY MITIGATE THE FLOODING IMPACTS TO SOME EXTENT ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ON SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS...POOR DRAINAGE...URBAN AND LOW-LYING AREAS BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. && $$

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