image description

Bedford & Somerset Counties Under Flood Advisory

August 13th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in State College PA has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Bedford County in south central Pennsylvania...
  Franklin County in south central Pennsylvania...
  Somerset County in south central Pennsylvania...
  Fulton County in south central Pennsylvania...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 103 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated numerous pockets of heavy
  rain that will cause areas of urban and small stream flooding the
  advisory area. Between one and two inches of rain has already
  fallen, and additional amounts will cause small stream and poor
  drainage area flooding across the Laurel Highlands and parts of
  the South Central Mountains.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Chambersburg, Waynesboro, Somerset, Shippensburg, Windber,
  Greencastle, Bedford, Breezewood, Guilford, St. Thomas,
  Fayetteville, Warfordsburg, Wayne Heights, Meyersdale, Berlin,
  Clearville, New Enterprise, Everett, Mont Alto and Mercersburg.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Leave a Reply



View Mobile Site