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

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742 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BELMONT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO...
  HARRISON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO...
  JEFFERSON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO...

* UNTIL 930 AM EDT

* AT 735 AM EDT EMERGENCY MANAGERS HAVE REPORTED FLOODING IN THE
TOWN OF ADENA WITHIN JEFFERSON COUNTY. WATER WAS REPORTED COVERING
THE ROADS OF COUNTY ROAD 21...STATE ROUTE 151 IN THE 1800
RANGE...AND STATE ROUTE 157 IN WELLS TOWNSHIP. OVER 3 INCHES OF RAIN
FELL IN THE PAST 6 HOURS SOUTH OF CADIZ...IN THE TOWN OF ADENA...AND
WEST OF SMITHFIELD. AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH OF RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED
OVER THE NEXT HOUR OR SO.

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.

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LAT...LON 4029 8105 4040 8072 4041 8061 4039 8063
      4038 8061 4034 8061 4031 8060 4027 8061
      4025 8065 4020 8067 4013 8071 4014 8122

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