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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
705 PM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

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FAYETTE PA-WASHINGTON PA-WESTMORELAND PA-
705 PM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL FAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA...
  EAST CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA...
  SOUTHWESTERN WESTMORELAND COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 703 PM EDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY RAIN IN
  MONESSEN OF 1.7 INCHES DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS FROM PREVIOUS ACTIVITY
  TODAY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL INDICATED BY RADAR FROM THE CURRENT
  ACTIVITY IS LIKELY TO BE PUSHING AMOUNTS IN THE ADVISED AREA TO
  OVER 2 INCHES. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
  OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MONESSEN...CALIFORNIA...DONORA...MONONGAHELA...CHARLEROI...WEST
  NEWTON...BENTLEYVILLE...PERRYOPOLIS...NEW EAGLE...NORTH BELLE
  VERNON...WICKERHAM MANOR-FISHER...BAIDLAND...NORTH CHARLEROI...
  SPEERS...BELLE VERNON...ELLSWORTH...LYNNWOOD-PRICEDALE...EIGHTY
  FOUR...COKEBURG AND FAYETTE CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
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 FLOODING BY CALLING 412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE
NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER AT NWSPITTSBURGH.
&&

LAT...LON 4009 7969 4009 8015 4021 8014 4021 7995
      4020 7991 4019 7989 4022 7981 4022 7969

$$

FRIES


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