Flash Flood Watch
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
857 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...The flood watch continues for the following rivers in
Pennsylvania...West Virginia...

  Monongahela River Near Charleroi affecting Fayette...Washington
  and Westmoreland Counties
  Monongahela River Near Elizabeth affecting Allegheny...Washington
  and Westmoreland Counties
  Cheat River At Rowlesburg affecting Preston County

.  A low pressure system will move eastward over the next 36 to 48
hours bringing widespread precipitation to our region. Across the Monongahela and
Cheat river basins, the 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 inches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...a watch means that flooding is possible but not a
certainty. rainfall of 1.00 inches to 1.75 may cause flooding.
Actual rainfall amounts and potential flooding will ultimately depend
on the direction and speed of the low pressure system. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA
SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON THE WEATHER AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE
ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A RIVER FLOOD WARNING
BE ISSUED.



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857 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Monongahela River Near Charleroi
* from late Wednesday night to late Thursday night.
* At  8:00 PM Monday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Thursday morning.

$$

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857 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Monongahela River Near Elizabeth
* from late Wednesday night to late Thursday night.
* At  8:15 PM Monday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Thursday morning.

$$

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857 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Cheat River At Rowlesburg
* from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning.
* There is no current observed data.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Wednesday afternoon.

$$



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