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Flood Advisory Up For Bedford & Somerset Counties

September 9th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in State College PA has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Bedford County in south central Pennsylvania...
  Southwestern Huntingdon County in central Pennsylvania...
  Somerset County in south central Pennsylvania...
  Fulton County in south central Pennsylvania...
  Southern Blair County in central Pennsylvania...
  Cambria County in central Pennsylvania...

* Until 1030 AM EDT.

* At 733 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
  minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have
  already fallen across the area, with locally higher amounts. While
  the area of heavier rain had moved northward, more heavy rain over
  southwestern Pennsylvania will move across the advisory area this
  morning.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Altoona, Johnstown, Somerset, Hollidaysburg, Westmont, Windber,
  Ebensburg, Bedford, Belmont, Nanty-Glo, Portage, Breezewood,
  Warfordsburg, Roaring Spring, Geistown, Southmont, Meyersdale,
  Berlin, Clearville and New Enterprise.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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