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WGUS81 KPBZ 220445
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1245 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

PAC065-220530-
/O.CON.KPBZ.FA.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-140822T0530Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
JEFFERSON PA-
1245 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 AM EDT FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY IN WEST
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

AT 1240 AM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING TO SLOWLY MOVE SOUTHEAST ALONG THE ADVISED
AREA. WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE WEAKENED SOME...MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAIN MAY CONTINUE TO FALL OVER THE NEXT HOUR OR SO NEAR I-80 AND
NEAR THE TOWN OF REYNOLDSVILLE. THIS RAIN...COMBINED WITH EARLIER
HEAVY RAINFALL COULD CAUSE HIGH WATER IN CREEKS AND STREAMS AND
PONDING OF WATER ON LOW LYING ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. 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 HIGH WATER BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE
NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

&&

LAT...LON 4112 7880 4097 7880 4127 7921 4133 7921
      4132 7919 4134 7918 4133 7917 4134 7917
      4133 7915 4134 7914 4133 7911 4136 7908
      4135 7905 4119 7877

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