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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
750 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

PAZ033>036-064-065-291200-
SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON-FRANKLIN-ADAMS-YORK-
750 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FLOOD WATCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FLOOD WATCH.

HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. SEVERAL
INCHES OF RAIN COULD RESULT IN MODERATE FLOODING IMPACTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
747 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

PAZ024>028-033>036-056-063>065-282000-
/O.NEW.KCTP.FA.A.0003.160929T0600Z-160930T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON-
FRANKLIN-PERRY-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JOHNSTOWN...ALTOONA...HUNTINGDON...
MOUNT UNION...LEWISTOWN...MIFFLINTOWN...SOMERSET...BEDFORD...
MCCONNELLSBURG...CHAMBERSBURG...NEWPORT...CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...
YORK
747 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ADAMS...BEDFORD...BLAIR...CAMBRIA...
  CUMBERLAND...FRANKLIN...FULTON...HUNTINGDON...JUNIATA...
  MIFFLIN...PERRY...SOMERSET AND YORK.

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* A LONG DURATION RAINFALL WILL IMPACT THE AREA FROM WEDNESDAY
  EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5
  INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* DRY INITIAL CONDITIONS MAY INITIALLY MITIGATE THE FLOOD THREAT
  ACROSS THE AREA. HOWEVER...PERSISTENT BANDING OF MODERATE TO
  HEAVY RAINFALL AND UPSLOPE FLOW INTO THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
  AND LAUREL HIGHLANDS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS UP TO
  6 INCHES...WHICH COULD BRING SMALL STREAMS OVER BANKFUL AND
  PRODUCE FLOODING OF ROADWAYS AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. THE
  THREAT FOR MAINSTEM RIVER FLOODING IS LOW AT THIS TIME...GIVEN
  EXTREMELY DRY ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS...BUT THIS WILL BE WATCHED
  CLOSELY OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ON SMALL
STREAMS...CREEKS...POOR DRAINAGE...URBAN AND LOW-LYING AREAS
BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

DEVOIR/EVANEGO



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