Wednesday, September 1, 2021

WEATHER ALERT: Flash Flood Warning Issued for Schuylkill County




The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Wednesday Afternoon and Evening.

Columbia County in central Pennsylvania...
Juniata County in central Pennsylvania...
Mifflin County in central Pennsylvania...
Montour County in central Pennsylvania...
Northumberland County in central Pennsylvania...
Schuylkill County in central Pennsylvania...
Snyder County in central Pennsylvania...
Union County in central Pennsylvania...
Adams County in south central Pennsylvania...
Cumberland County in south central Pennsylvania...
Dauphin County in south central Pennsylvania...
Franklin County in south central Pennsylvania...
Lancaster County in south central Pennsylvania...
Lebanon County in south central Pennsylvania...
Perry County in south central Pennsylvania...
York County in south central Pennsylvania...

* Until 600 PM EDT.

* At 1204 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain falling across the warned area. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 0.75 to 1.25 inches in 1 hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.
HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Heavy rain producing flash flooding.

SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges.
IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

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