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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
821 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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821 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BELMONT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO...
  BROOKE COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  MARSHALL COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  OHIO COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1015 AM EDT

* AT 816 AM EDT MINOR FLOODING WAS REPORTED IN BRIDGEPORT ALONG
ROUTE 40 FROM AN OVERFLOWING STREAM. SINCE 2 AM...2.57 INCHES OF
RAIN FELL IN ECHO POINT OHIO. OTHER PARTS OF THE ADVISORY HAVE
RECEIVED NEARLY AN INCH IN THE PAST HOUR. SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE FOR
THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO PRODUCING AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH TO KEEP SOME
ROADS FLOODED AND SOME STREAMS FLOWING OUT OF THEIR BANKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE
NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

&&

LAT...LON 4011 8087 4013 8085 4013 8072 4020 8067
      4025 8065 4027 8061 4031 8060 4034 8061
      4038 8061 4039 8063 4040 8052 3997 8052
      3995 8082

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