Flood Warning Issued for Schuylkill County

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR... 


 SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... LEBANON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... 
 SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... 
 YORK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... 
 DAUPHIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
 LANCASTER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... 


* UNTIL THURSDAY 230 AM EDT

* AT 1132 PM EDT...NUMEROUS REPORTS OF FLOODING HAVE BEEN RECEIVED FROM YORK...LANCASTER AND LEBANON COUNTIES. ADDITIONAL HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CROSS THE REGION THROUGH 1 AM WHICH WILL CAUSE ADDITIONAL FLOODING PROBLEMS IN THE NORMAL LOW LYING AREAS AND IN PLACES WHERE LEAVES HAVE CLOGGED STORM DRAINS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... WEIGELSTOWN...PARKVILLE...POTTSVILLE...MOUNT JOY...MYERSTOWN... LEBANON...MANHEIM...ST. CLAIR...SCHUYLKILL HAVEN...ANNVILLE... HANOVER...MAHANOY CITY...MIDDLETOWN...HUMMELSTOWN...SHENANDOAH... MINERSVILLE...MILLERSVILLE...DALLASTOWN...HERSHEY AND COLONIAL PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.
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