Flood Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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000 WGUS81 KCTP 160151 FLSCTP FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA 951 PM EDT WED OCT 15 2014 PAC037-071-075-107-113-160745- /O.NEW.KCTP.FA.Y.0126.141016T0151Z-141016T0745Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ SULLIVAN PA-LEBANON PA-LANCASTER PA-COLUMBIA PA-SCHUYLKILL PA- 951 PM EDT WED OCT 15 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... SULLIVAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... LEBANON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... LANCASTER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... COLUMBIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... * UNTIL 345 AM EDT * AT 946 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED RAIN HAS DIMINISHED ACROSS THE AREA. HOWEVER...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP OVERNIGHT. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... LANCASTER...LEBANON...EPHRATA...SHEPPTON...TAMAQUA AND DUSHORE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. && LAT...LON 4057 7602 4049 7644 4014 7588 3972 7610 4012 7672 4020 7657 4047 7668 4055 7653 4066 7670 4078 7638 4115 7664 4128 7645 4141 7675 4159 7681 4154 7622 4121 7632 4114 7623 4096 7621 4091 7600 4074 7576 $$ KF

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