WEATHER ALERT: Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect Through Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
934 AM EDT TUE SEP 29 2015

AREAS AFFECTED

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN MARYLAND… PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST VIRGINIA.

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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OAKLAND MD…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…BEAVER…PITTSBURGH METRO AREA…KITTANNING…INDIANA…WASHINGTON…WAYNESBURG…GREENSBURG…LATROBE…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…UNIONTOWN…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…WEIRTON…BETHANY…WHEELING…MOUNDSVILLE…NEWMARTINSVILLE…FAIRMONT…MORGANTOWN…KINGWOOD…PARSONS

DETAILS

* AN APPROACHING FRONT WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS LIKELY TO BE THIS EVENING THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.
* STORM TOTAL RAINFALL OF 1.5 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED…WHICH MAY LEAD TO URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING PROBLEMS.

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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