Friday, February 23, 2018

Flood Watch Issued through Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch through the weekend.

The National Weather Service in State College has expanded the

* Flood Watch to include a portion of central Pennsylvania, including the following areas, Adams, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Montour, Northern Lycoming, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Southern Lycoming, Sullivan, Tioga, Union, and York.

* Through Sunday evening

* Recent rain and snowmelt have left stream levels high and soils very wet. Two periods of rain, occurring today and Saturday night into Sunday, will increase the threat of flooding across the region. Additional rainfall of two to three inches is possible.

* Monitor forecasts closely and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in flood prone areas should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
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