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

PAC051-231330-
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FAYETTE PA-
340 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  FAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 930 AM EDT

* AT 326 AM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLOODING FROM VERY
HEAVY RAIN IN DUNBAR...STEWART TOWNSHIP NEAR OHIOPYLE...AND PORTIONS
OF PERRY TOWNSHIP.

RADAR ESTIMATES THAT OVER 4 INCHES OF RAIN FELL BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND
2AM. ALTHOUGH NO ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF WILL
CONTINUE TO CAUSE FLOODING THIS MORNING. THIS WARNING REPLACES THE
FLASH FLOOD WARNING ISSUED EARLIER.

* LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED BY FLOODING FROM THE EARLIER
HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE DUNBAR...CHALKHILL...FARMINGTON...STEWART TOWNSHIP
NEAR OHIOPYLE...AND PORTIONS OF PERRY TOWNSHIP.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. FLOODWATER USUALLY IS DEEPER THAN
IT APPEARS. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO
SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE
NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

&&

LAT...LON 4005 7978 4010 7967 3992 7948 3972 7950
      3972 7961 3993 7969

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