Hazardous Weather AlertWeather Alert-

Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1234 PM EDT FRI OCT 21 2016

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TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANSFIELD...WELLSBORO...TROUT RUN...
LAPORTE...WILLIAMSPORT
1234 PM EDT FRI OCT 21 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...NORTHERN LYCOMING...SOUTHERN LYCOMING...SULLIVAN AND
  TIOGA.

* UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON

* A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING THE CHANCE OF HEAVY RAIN
  THIS AFTERNOON. SOME AREAS HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN
  AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES. ADDITIONAL HEAVY DOWNPOURS
  COULD INTENSIFY EXISTING FLOODING OR BRING NEW FLOODING TO AREAS
  WHERE STREAMS AND CREEKS ARE ALREADY RUNNING HIGH.

* FLOODING OF NORMAL LOW LYING AREAS AS WELL NEAR SMALLER
  STREAMS AND CREEKS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THE HEAVY RAIN DEVELOPS
  AND MOVES ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. LEAVES CLOGGING STORM DRAINS
  COULD ALSO CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING PROBLEMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLASH
FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. MONITOR
THE FORECAST AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD
WARNINGS BE ISSUED OR IF FLOODING DEVELOPS.

REVIEW FLOOD SAFETY AND PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION AT
TADD.WEATHER.GOV.