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Northeastern Area Emergency Management
Thursday August 20th, 2015 :: 01:16 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Warning until 04:15PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... CENTRAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHWESTERN YORK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 108 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAIN...FALLING AT THE RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ADAMS COUNTY. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN SINCE 1030 AM NEAR CASHTOWN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...HANOVER...ASPERS...BOILING SPRINGS... BONNEAUVILLE...CARROLL VALLEY...CASHTOWN...DILLSBURG...EAST BERLIN...HAMPTON...LAKE HERITAGE...LAKE MEADE...LITTLESTOWN... MCSHERRYSTOWN...MOUNT HOLLY SPRINGS...NEW OXFORD...ORRTANNA... SIDDONSBURG AND ABBOTTSTOWN. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS LIKELY ACROSS PARTS OF THE WARNED AREA BY 3 PM...ESPECIALLY NEAR AND JUST TO THE EAST OF ROUTE 15.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ADAMS ... CUMBERLAND ... YORK

Instructions:

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

Address/Location
Northeastern Area Emergency Management
5080 North Sherman Street Extension
Mount Wolf, PA 17347

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 717-577-1844

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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