Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
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Flash Flood Warning
PAC069-079-310315-
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LUZERNE PA-LACKAWANNA PA-
700 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 PM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN LUZERNE AND CENTRAL LACKAWANNA COUNTIES...

AT 658 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO A
THUNDERSTORM OVER DUNMORE, TAYLOR,AND SCRANTON. UP TO THREE INCHES
OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
SHORTLY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SCRANTON...WILKES-BARRE...PITTSTON...DUNMORE...OLD FORGE...
DICKSON CITY...MOOSIC...OLYPHANT...WEST WYOMING...MOSCOW...
ELMHURST...GLENDALE...TAYLOR...EXETER...DURYEA...WEST PITTSTON...
JESSUP...THROOP...WYOMING AND DUPONT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 4126 7585 4146 7581 4147 7581 4145 7553
4126 7555

$$

Flash Flood Watch
NYZ062-PAZ038>040-043-044-047-048-072-311500-
/O.NEW.KBGM.FF.A.0002.160731T0400Z-160731T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SULLIVAN-BRADFORD-SUSQUEHANNA-NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-
LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTICELLO...SAYRE...TOWANDA...
HALLSTEAD...MONTROSE...DAMASCUS...EQUINUNK...TUNKHANNOCK...
SCRANTON...HAZLETON...WILKES-BARRE...MILFORD...HONESDALE
714 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK AND
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING IN CENTRAL ...
NEW YORK...SULLIVAN. IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...BRADFORD...
LACKAWANNA...LUZERNE...NORTHERN WAYNE...PIKE...SOUTHERN
WAYNE...SUSQUEHANNA AND WYOMING.

* FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED ACROSS NORTHEAST
PENNSYLVANIA AND SULLIVAN COUNTY NEW YORK THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE
REGION OVERNIGHT AND LAST THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. SHOWERS MAY
PRODUCE MORE FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS AND URBAN LOCATIONS.
RIVER FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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