Flash Flood Warning Issued for Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. – A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Jefferson County.

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh issued the following Flash Flood Warning at 3:50 p.m. on August 21, 2014, for Northern Jefferson County.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR NORTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA UNTIL 6:45 PM EDT

AT 3:42 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. RADAR ESTIMATES THAT UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE AS STORMS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE ACROSS THE COUNTY.

LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN INCLUDE CLEAR CREEK STATE PARK, BROOKVILLE, REYNOLDSVILLE, AND BROCKWAY.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS, ROADS, AND FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS.

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


Copyright © 2021 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Comments are temporarily closed. A new and improved comments section will be added soon.