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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

  Monongahela River At Point Marion affecting Fayette and Greene
  Counties
  Monongahela River At Grays Landing affecting Fayette and Greene
  Counties
  Monongahela River Near Charleroi affecting Fayette...Washington and
  Westmoreland Counties
  Monongahela River Near Elizabeth affecting Allegheny...Washington
  and Westmoreland Counties
  Monongahela River At Braddock affecting Allegheny County
  Cheat River At Rowlesburg affecting Preston County
  Youghiogheny River At Connellsville affecting Fayette County
  Youghiogheny River At Sutersville affecting Allegheny and
  Westmoreland Counties

.   Runoff from rainfall and snow melt will cause flooding on the Youghiogheny
Cheat, and Monongahela Rivers overnight and Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

safety message...Do not drive through flooded areas. The water may be
deeper than it appears. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio for later
developments.

&&

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931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River At Point Marion.
* until Thursday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 27.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Thursday.
* Impact...At 27.5 feet...Flood waters reach the access road to Point
  Marion Locks and Dam about 0.8 of a mile below the dam.

&&

LAT...LON 3979 7990 3977 7992 3973 7988 3973 7992
      3978 7995

$$

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/GYLP1.1.ER.150304T1940Z.150304T2215Z.150305T1231Z.NO/
931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River At Grays Landing.
* until Thursday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...The lock at Grays Landing Lock and Dam goes
  out of service, and navigation is suspended.

&&

LAT...LON 3979 7992 3986 7995 3986 7991 3979 7989


$$

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/CHRP1.2.RS.150304T2356Z.150305T0600Z.150306T0213Z.NO/
931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River Near Charleroi.
* until late Thursday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 30.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 32.0 feet by
  after midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage
  Thursday late evening.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Flooding occurs on Connellsville, Fourth,
  Cook, and Main Streets in Fayette City

&&

LAT...LON 4011 7990 4016 7993 4019 7987 4016 7984
      4015 7987 4014 7987

$$

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/ELZP1.1.SM.150305T0120Z.150305T1200Z.150306T0351Z.NO/
931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River Near Elizabeth.
* until late Thursday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 22.7 feet by Thursday morning.The river will fall
  below flood stage by Thursday late evening.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Industrial Chemical Corporation plant
  floods.

&&

LAT...LON 4026 7994 4032 7988 4029 7984 4025 7990


$$

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/BDDP1.1.ER.150305T1021Z.150305T1200Z.150305T1920Z.NO/
931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River At Braddock.
* from late tonight to Thursday evening...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
  rise to near 22.6 feet by Thursday morning.The river will fall
  below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Backwater flooding along the Youghiogheny
  river in McKeesport will flood the lower parking lot and dock area
  of the Mckees Point boat complex. Backwater flooding further
  upstream on the Youghiogheny River will flood the lower parking lot
  of the community park near the Boston bridge in Boston.

&&

LAT...LON 4035 7990 4038 7987 4040 7990 4043 7988
      4036 7980 4034 7987

$$

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/ROWW2.1.RS.150305T0600Z.150305T0600Z.150305T0600Z.NO/
931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cheat River At Rowlesburg.
* from late tonight to Thursday morning...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  6:44 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage after
  midnight tonight.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Flooding begins in the Rowlesburg town park.

&&

LAT...LON 3937 7967 3932 7963 3931 7969 3935 7971


$$

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931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Youghiogheny River At Connellsville.
* until Thursday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Thursday.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Several inches of water floods basements of
  about 30 homes along left bank. River is bankful along the left
  bank just downstream from the Crawford Street Bridge.

&&

LAT...LON 3998 7961 4005 7963 4005 7959 3999 7957


$$

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931 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Youghiogheny River At Sutersville.
* from this evening to Thursday morning...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 20.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.5 feet
  after midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Thursday.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Residential basement flooding in Sutersville
  begins in homes along the right bank. Flooding also begins in the
  west newton business district 5 miles upstream.

&&

LAT...LON 4021 7980 4026 7984 4027 7976 4023 7974


$$




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