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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
718 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016


PAZ024>028-033>036-056-063>065-290730-
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/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
718 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* A LONG DURATION RAINFALL WILL IMPACT THE AREA FROM THIS
  EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. WIDESPREAD AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4
  INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE WATCH AREA...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS EXPECTED OVER EAST FACING SLOPES OF THE
  LAUREL HIGHLANDS AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* DRY INITIAL CONDITIONS MAY INITIALLY MITIGATE THE FLOOD THREAT
  ACROSS THE AREA. HOWEVER...PERSISTENT BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAINFALL AND THE UPSLOPE FLOW INTO THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
  AND LAUREL HIGHLANDS MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS OVER 5
  INCHES. RAINFALL AMOUNTS THAT HIGH COULD BRING SMALL STREAMS
  OVER BANKFULL 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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1042 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a flood
watch for the following rivers in Maryland...

  Seneca Creek at Dawsonville affecting Montgomery County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

River flood forecasts are based on forecast amounts of precipitation
over the next 72 hours. If precipitation amounts are greater or less
than anticipated...river forecasts will differ. Updated watches or
warnings will be issued when necessary.

Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov .
Once there, click on the local area to view river information.

&&

MDC031-291442-
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/DAWM2.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1042 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Watch for
  The Seneca Creek at Dawsonville.
* From Thursday afternoon until Friday evening.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage may be reached by Thursday afternoon. Preparations
  for flooding should be taken by this time.


&&

LAT...LON 3914 7736 3914 7730 3912 7729 3909 7730
      3907 7731 3907 7736 3910 7736

$$

JE

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1040 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a flood
watch for the following rivers in West Virginia...

  Opequon Creek near Martinsburg affecting Berkeley and Jefferson
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

River flood forecasts are based on forecast amounts of precipitation
over the next 72 hours. If precipitation amounts are greater or less
than anticipated...river forecasts will differ. Updated watches or
warnings will be issued when necessary.

Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov .
Once there, click on the local area to view river information.

&&

WVC003-037-291440-
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/MBGW2.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1040 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

The National Weather Service in Sterling Va has issued a
* Flood Watch for
  The Opequon Creek near Martinsburg.
* From Thursday evening until Saturday morning.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage may be reached by late Thursday. Preparations for
  flooding should be taken by this time.


&&

LAT...LON 3929 7807 3932 7804 3943 7799 3955 7792
      3951 7786 3938 7792 3924 7800

$$

JE

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