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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
331 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

MDZ001-OHZ057>059-068-069-PAZ021-029-031-073>076-WVZ002>004-012-
021>023-041-042045-
GARRETT-MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-ALLEGHENY-WASHINGTON-
GREENE-WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-
BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-PRESTON-TUCKER-
331 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MARYLAND...EAST
CENTRAL OHIO...SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA AND
NORTHERN PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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

   FLOOD WATCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

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

   FLOOD WATCH.
   WINTER STORM WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$



Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
255 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

OHZ057>059-PAZ021-029-073-074-WVZ002-003-040400-
/O.EXP.KPBZ.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-150303T2000Z/
/O.EXA.KPBZ.WS.A.0006.150304T2100Z-150305T2100Z/
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-ALLEGHENY-WASHINGTON-WESTMORELAND-
WESTMORELAND RIDGES-BROOKE-OHIO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ZANESVILLE...CAMBRIDGE...
ST. CLAIRSVILLE...PITTSBURGH METRO AREA...WASHINGTON...
GREENSBURG...LATROBE...LIGONIER...DONEGAL...BETHANY...WHEELING
255 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 INCHES OR MORE.

* SNOW BEGINNING...LATE AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW ENDING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
  REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW ACCUMULATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THAT SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE
ACCUMULATION MAY SEVERELY IMPACT TRAVEL. PREPARE FOR WINTER
WEATHER AND MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS VIA THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE HOMEPAGE NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER NEWS MEDIA.

&&

$$



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
122 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

MDZ001-OHZ049-050-057>059-068-069-PAZ014-020>023-029-031-073>076-
WVZ001>004-012-021>023-041-040230-
/O.CON.KPBZ.FA.A.0001.150304T0000Z-150305T0000Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GARRETT-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-
MONROE-BUTLER-BEAVER-ALLEGHENY-ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-WASHINGTON-
GREENE-WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-PRESTON-
TUCKER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OAKLAND MD...CADIZ...STEUBENVILLE...
ZANESVILLE...CAMBRIDGE...ST. CLAIRSVILLE...CALDWELL...
WOODSFIELD...BUTLER...BEAVER...PITTSBURGH METRO AREA...
KITTANNING...INDIANA...WASHINGTON...WAYNESBURG...GREENSBURG...
LATROBE...LIGONIER...DONEGAL...UNIONTOWN...CHAMPION...OHIOPYLE...
WEIRTON...BETHANY...WHEELING...MOUNDSVILLE...NEW MARTINSVILLE...
FAIRMONT...MORGANTOWN...KINGWOOD...PARSONS
122 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN MARYLAND...EAST CENTRAL OHIO...
  PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN WESTERN MARYLAND...GARRETT. IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO...
  BELMONT...GUERNSEY...HARRISON...JEFFERSON OH...MONROE...
  MUSKINGUM AND NOBLE. IN PENNSYLVANIA...ALLEGHENY...ARMSTRONG...
   BEAVER...BUTLER...FAYETTE...FAYETTE RIDGES...GREENE...
  INDIANA...WASHINGTON...WESTMORELAND AND WESTMORELAND RIDGES.
  IN WEST VIRGINIA...BROOKE...HANCOCK...MARION...MARSHALL...
  MONONGALIA...OHIO...PRESTON...TUCKER AND WETZEL.

* FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING WARMER TEMPERATURES AND WIDESPREAD
  RAIN TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF
  RAIN IS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE WATCH PERIOD. THIS COUPLED WITH
  SNOW MELT AND ICE ON AREA STREAMS COULD COMBINE TO CAUSE
  FLOODING OF STREAMS AND CREEKS THROUGHOUT THE AREA.

* PERSONS ALONG ANY STREAMS...CREEKS AND RIVERS SHOULD MONITOR
  WATER LEVELS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
  DEVELOP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING 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.

&&

$$









Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1035 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...The flood watch continues for the following rivers in
Pennsylvania...West Virginia...
  Monongahela River Near Charleroi affecting Fayette...Washington
  and Westmoreland Counties
  Monongahela River Near Elizabeth affecting Allegheny...Washington
  and Westmoreland Counties
  Cheat River At Rowlesburg affecting Preston County

.  A low pressure system will move eastward today spreading mixed
precipitation to our region. Across the Monongahela and Cheat
River basins, the precipitation is expected to fall primarily as
rain. Rainfall amounts anticipated at this time across these
river basins are expected to range from 0.75 to 2.05 inches.
Some of this precipitation will be in the form of snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...a watch means that flooding is possible but not a
certainty. rainfall of 1.50 inches to 2.00 may cause flooding.
actual rainfall amounts and potential flooding will ultimately depend
on the direction and speed of the storm. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA
SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON THE WEATHER AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE
ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A RIVER FLOOD WARNING
BE ISSUED.



&&

PAC051-125-129-041535-
/O.CON.KPBZ.FL.A.0001.150305T0947Z-150306T0600Z/
/CHRP1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1035 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Monongahela River Near Charleroi
* from late Wednesday night to late Thursday night.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Thursday morning.

$$



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1035 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...The flood watch continues for the following rivers in
Pennsylvania...West Virginia...
  Monongahela River Near Charleroi affecting Fayette...Washington
  and Westmoreland Counties
  Monongahela River Near Elizabeth affecting Allegheny...Washington
  and Westmoreland Counties
  Cheat River At Rowlesburg affecting Preston County

.  A low pressure system will move eastward today spreading mixed
precipitation to our region. Across the Monongahela and Cheat
River basins, the precipitation is expected to fall primarily as
rain. Rainfall amounts anticipated at this time across these
river basins are expected to range from 0.75 to 2.05 inches.
Some of this precipitation will be in the form of snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...a watch means that flooding is possible but not a
certainty. rainfall of 1.50 inches to 2.00 may cause flooding.
actual rainfall amounts and potential flooding will ultimately depend
on the direction and speed of the storm. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA
SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON THE WEATHER AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE
ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A RIVER FLOOD WARNING
BE ISSUED.



&&

PAC003-125-129-041535-
/O.CON.KPBZ.FL.A.0002.150305T1017Z-150306T0645Z/
/ELZP1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1035 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

The Flood Watch continues for
  The Monongahela River Near Elizabeth
* from late Wednesday night to late Thursday night.
* At 10:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Thursday morning.

$$



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