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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1151 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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1151 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  FAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...
  WESTMORELAND COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 245 AM EDT

* AT 1149 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED UP
TO ONE AND THREE QUARTERS INCH OF RAIN HAD FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR
FROM NEAR WEST NEWTON TO NEAR PERRYOPOLIS.  LOCALIZED FLODDING IN
THIS CORRIDOR AS WELL AS BETWEEN PERRYOPOLIS AND CONNELSVILLE IS
LIKELY DUE TO POOR DRAINAGE.  MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WATER
COVERED ROADWAYS.  AND THOSE LIVING NEAR SMALL STREAMS SHOULD BE
PREPARED FOR RISES ON THOSE SMALL STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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.

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LAT...LON 3989 7942 3980 7960 4016 7987 4018 7985
      4023 7974

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FRIES






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