Flood Advisory Issued for Schuylkill County

FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
EAST CENTRAL SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...


* UNTIL 1145 AM EDT TUESDAY

* AT 839 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
MINOR FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN
MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
MCKEANSBURG...ORWIGSBURG...SNYDERS AND NEW RINGGOLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.
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