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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1140 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

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1140 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  JEFFERSON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1137 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED UP
TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAIN HAD FALLEN OVER NORTHERN JEFFERSON
COUNTY IN THE PAST HOUR.  STORMS WERE SLOWLY MOVING TO THE
SOUTHEAST. THIS RAINFALL...COMBINED WITH EARLIER HEAVY RAIN WILL
LIKELY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING PROBLEMS FROM NEAR THE CLEAR CREEK
STATE PARK TO THE TOWN OF REYNOLDSVILLE.

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.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

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 4112 7880 4097 7880 4127 7921 4133 7921
      4132 7919 4134 7918 4133 7917 4134 7917
      4133 7915 4134 7914 4133 7911 4136 7908
      4135 7905 4119 7877

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