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NWS Issues Daylong Flood Warning For Garrett County

March 1st, 2017 by WCBC Radio

NWS Radar Wednesday 9 AM

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a * Flood Warning for… Garrett County in western Maryland… Southern Washington County in southwestern Pennsylvania… Southern Westmoreland County in southwestern Pennsylvania… Greene County in southwestern Pennsylvania… Fayette County in southwestern Pennsylvania… Monongalia County in northern West Virginia… Eastern Wetzel County in northern West Virginia… Northern Tucker County in northeastern West Virginia… Preston County in northeastern West Virginia… Marion County in northern West Virginia… * Until 500 PM EST Wednesday. *

At 753 AM EST, rain gauges reported significant rain across the warned area and additional heavy rainfall is expected today. FLOODING… Expected. ESTIMATED RAINFALL… 3/4 to 1 inch of widespread rain. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL…Between 1 and 2 inches. * Some locations that will experience flooding include… Morgantown… Greensburg… Fairmont… Washington… Uniontown… Latrobe… Connellsville… Waynesburg… Westover… Kingwood… Mountain Lake Park… Mannington…

Please report flooding by calling 412-262- 1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPITTSBURGH. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Turn around, don`t drown. Most flood fatalities occur in vehicles. Runoff from heavy rainfall will flood small streams, poor-drainage areas and low-lying spots.

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