Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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Flood Advisory
PAC001-043-071-075-107-133-301915-
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DAUPHIN PA-YORK PA-LEBANON PA-ADAMS PA-LANCASTER PA-SCHUYLKILL PA-
1220 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN DAUPHIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
YORK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
LEBANON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
LANCASTER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT

* AT 1212 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED TORRENTIAL RAIN FROM
NUMEROUS SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS...FALLING AT THE RATE OF 2 TO 3
INCHES PER HOUR. THIS EXCESSIVE RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN
THE ADVISORY AREA. THE LEADING EDGE OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WAS
LOCATION FROM MAHANOY CITY...TO PINE GROVE...CLEONA...MANHEIM...
NEW SALEM AND LITTLESTOWN. LOCATIONS THAT SEE RAIN FALLING FOR
OVER AN HOUR COULD SEE MORE SIGNIFICANT FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
AKRON...ANNVILLE...COLUMBIA...CORNWALL...DALLASTOWN...EAST
PETERSBURG...ELIZABETHTOWN...EPHRATA...FRACKVILLE...HANOVER...
HERSHEY...HUMMELSTOWN...LANCASTER...LEBANON...LITITZ...MAHANOY
CITY...MANHEIM...MIDDLETOWN...MILLERSVILLE AND MINERSVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4072 7634 4092 7608 4091 7600 4074 7576
4064 7599 4057 7602 4049 7644 4014 7587
4011 7594 3987 7599 3988 7600 3976 7606
3973 7610 3972 7618 3972 7720 3973 7720

$$

Special Weather Statement
PAZ065-066-301815-
YORK PA-LANCASTER PA-
105 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...GUSTY WINDS...AND
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL AFFECT YORK...AND LANCASTER
COUNTIES UNTIL 215 PM EDT...

AT 103 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR ADAMSTOWN TO NEAR STRASBURG TO NEW FREEDOM...AND
MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

50 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PEA SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
THUNDERSTORMS. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO POSSIBLE. NEARLY
CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS OVER
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LANCASTER COUNTY.

THE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL BE NEAR...
STRASBURG...ADAMSTOWN AND LEOLA AROUND 110 PM EDT.
PARADISE AROUND 120 PM EDT.
NEW HOLLAND AROUND 125 PM EDT.
GAP AROUND 140 PM EDT.
CHURCHTOWN AROUND 150 PM EDT.
SUNNYBURN AROUND 200 PM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL INCLUDE
AIRVILLE...BIRD-IN-HAND...BLUE BALL...BOWMANSVILLE AND BUCK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE FROM MILE MARKERS 284 TO 295.
INTERSTATE 83 FROM MILE MARKERS 1 TO 4.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL
RADIO AND TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3972 7679 4002 7628 4027 7609 4014 7588
4011 7594 4005 7593 3996 7599 3987 7599
3988 7600 3985 7601 3985 7602 3983 7602
3983 7604 3979 7604 3976 7606 3976 7608
3973 7610
TIME...MOT...LOC 1703Z 270DEG 15KT 4025 7604 4003 7620 3974 7669

$$

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