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WGUS71 KPBZ 121439
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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
939 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

PAC073-121600-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Lawrence PA-
939 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM EST FOR
LAWRENCE COUNTY...

At 938 AM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges continue to
indicate that heavy rain is falling over the area. Up to one inch of
rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
New Castle, Ellwood City, New Wilmington, Oakwood, New Castle
Northwest, New Beaver, Pulaski, Ellport, Bessemer, Plain Grove
Township, Wampum and South New Castle.

This includes the following highways...
  Pennsylvania Turnpike between mile markers 1 and 7.

  Interstate 79 in Pennsylvania between mile markers 106 and 109.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT...LON 4112 8026 4111 8015 4108 8010 4107 8010
      4100 8016 4086 8016 4085 8052 4113 8052
      4113 8026

$$



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