Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
204 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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PRESTON WV-FAYETTE PA-
204 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  PRESTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  FAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 500 AM EDT

* AT 201 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLOODING. RADAR ESTIMATES THAT
  UP TO AN INCH AND A HALF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS NORTHERN
  PRESTON AND FAR SOUTHERN FAYETTE COUNTIES. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 INCH CAN BE EXPECTED. THESE STORMS HAVE HAD A
  HISTORY OF PRODUCING FLOODING FARTHER NORTH IN FAYETTE AND
  WESTMORELAND COUNTIES.

* LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE CLIFTON
  MILLS...MARKLEYSBURG AND ELLIOTTSVILLE.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
STREAMS...ROADS AND FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. ACT QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED. MOVE TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

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 3972 7939 3972 7947 3959 7948 3957 7953
      3978 7969 3981 7961 3974 7956 3981 7946
      3976 7939

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