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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Pennsylvania...

  Youghiogheny River At Connellsville affecting Fayette County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Pennsylvania...West Virginia...

  Monongahela River At Point Marion affecting Fayette and Greene
  Counties
  Cheat River At Rowlesburg affecting Preston County
  Youghiogheny River At Sutersville affecting Allegheny and
  Westmoreland Counties
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Pennsylvania..
  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

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

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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527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River At Point Marion.
* until this morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  4:15 AM Thursday the stage was 26.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early this morning.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...Basement flooding begins in some homes and
  businesses in Point Marion.

&&

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

$$

PAC051-059-051827-
/O.CON.KPBZ.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150305T1831Z/
/GYLP1.1.ER.150304T1940Z.150304T2215Z.150305T1231Z.NO/
527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River At Grays Landing.
* until this afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  4:45 AM Thursday the stage was 21.3 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
  this 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.150305T1000Z.150306T0213Z.NO/
527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River Near Charleroi.
* until late tonight...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:00 AM Thursday the stage was 33.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tonight.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Flooding is widspread in Fayette City

&&

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

$$

PAC003-125-129-051827-
/O.CON.KPBZ.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150306T0951Z/
/ELZP1.2.SM.150305T0119Z.150305T1015Z.150306T0351Z.NO/
527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River Near Elizabeth.
* until late tonight...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:15 AM Thursday the stage was 23.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tonight.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Industrial Chemical Corporation plant
  floods.

&&

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


$$

PAC003-051827-
/O.CON.KPBZ.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150306T0120Z/
/BDDP1.1.ER.150305T1051Z.150305T1200Z.150305T1920Z.NO/
527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Monongahela River At Braddock.
* until this evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  4:45 AM Thursday the stage was 21.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early this morning and
  continue to rise to near 22.6 feet by this morning.the river will
  fall below flood stage by this 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.150305T1137Z.150305T1200Z.150305T1535Z.NO/
527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cheat River At Rowlesburg.
* until this afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:44 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
  rise to near 16.0 feet by this morning.the river will fall below
  flood stage by late this morning.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Flooding begins in the rowlesburg town park.

&&

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


$$

PAC051-051057-
/O.CAN.KPBZ.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150305T1617Z/
/CLLP1.1.RS.150304T1658Z.150304T2215Z.150305T0820Z.NO/
527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Youghiogheny River At Connellsville.
* At  5:15 AM Thursday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at  3:20 AM Thursday.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 7.4 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Flooding begins in the vicinity of Yough
  Park

&&

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


$$

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527 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Youghiogheny River At Sutersville.
* until this evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5:15 AM Thursday the stage was 19.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
  rise to near 20.5 feet by this morning.the river will fall below
  flood stage by this afternoon.
* 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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