WEATHER ALERT: Flash Flood Watch Issued for Jefferson County

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of Pennsylvania, including the following counties:

Allegheny
Armstrong
Beaver
Butler
Clarion
Fayette
Forest
Greene
Indiana
Jefferson
Venango
Washington
Westmoreland

The Watch is in effect from late tonight through Wednesday evening.

Showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected Wednesday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred move through the region.

Heavy rain on increasingly saturated grounds will increased the threat for flash flooding.

Rainfall amounts between 1.5 to 2.5 inches will be possible with potential for locally higher amounts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


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