WEATHER ALERT: Flash Flood Watch in Effect Until Friday Morning

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has released the following updated information pertaining to a Flash Flood Watch for the region.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1145 AM EDT THU OCT 20 2016

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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK…OAKLAND MD…GRANTSVILLE…NEW PHILADELPHIA…DOVER…CARROLLTON…MALVERN…EAST LIVERPOOL…SALEM…COLUMBIANA…COSHOCTON…CADIZ…STEUBENVILLE…ZANESVILLE…CAMBRIDGE…MARTINS FERRY…ST. CLAIRSVILLE…CALDWELL…WOODSFIELD…SHARON…HERMITAGE…GROVE CITY…OIL CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…ELLWOOD CITY…BUTLER…CLARION…PUNXSUTAWNEY…BROOKVILLE…ALIQUIPPA…BEAVER FALLS…AMBRIDGE…MONACA…PITTSBURGH METRO AREA…KITTANNING…FORD CITY…INDIANA…WASHINGTON…CANONSBURG…WAYNESBURG…MURRYSVILLE…GREENSBURG…NEWKENSINGTON…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…UNIONTOWN…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…WEIRTON…FOLLANSBEE…WELLSBURG…WHEELING…MOUNDSVILLE…NEW MARTINSVILLE…FAIRMONT…MORGANTOWN…COOPERS ROCK…KINGWOOD…BRUCETON MILLS…TERRA ALTA…ROWLESBURG…HAZELTON…PARSONS…HENDRICKS…SAINT GEORGE…DAVIS…THOMAS…CANAAN VALLEY

1145 AM EDT THU OCT 20 2016

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN MARYLAND…EAST
CENTRAL OHIO…WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA.

* FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AS LOW PRESSURE CROSSES THE REGION. 1.5 TO 3
INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE. THIS COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.


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