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Borough of California, PA Emergency Management
Saturday October 27th, 2012 :: 07:09 p.m. EDT

Advisory

A Flood Watch is in effect for Washington County thru Tuesday October 30, 2012.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS
ISSUED A FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
MARYLAND, EAST CENTRAL OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST
VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN WESTERN
MARYLAND, GARRETT. IN EAST CENTRAL OHIO,
BELMONT, CARROLL, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON,
GUERNSEY, HARRISON, JEFFERSON OH, MONROE,
MUSKINGUM, NOBLE AND TUSCARAWAS. IN PENNSYLVANIA,
ALLEGHENY, ARMSTRONG, BEAVER, BUTLER, CLARION,
FAYETTE, FAYETTE RIDGES, FOREST, GREENE, INDIANA,
JEFFERSON PA, LAWRENCE, MERCER, VENANGO,
WASHINGTON, WESTMORELAND AND WESTMORELAND
RIDGES. IN WEST VIRGINIA, BROOKE, HANCOCK, MARION,
MARSHALL, MONONGALIA, OHIO, PRESTON, TUCKER AND
WETZEL.

FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING:

POTENTIALLY HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH INTERACTION
OF STALLED COLD FRONT ACROSS THE APPALACHIAN
MOUNTAINS AND HURRICANE SANDY MAY CAUSE FLOODING.

LOCATIONS THAT GET MORE THAN 2 INCHES OF RAIN
MONDAY AND TUESDAY MAY GET FLOODING WHERE
DRAINAGE IS POOR OR ALONG SMALL STREAMS.
IF THE HEAVY RAIN IS WIDESPREAD, THE LARGER RIVERS
MAY BE IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS,

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR
FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT
FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS
PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE
ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

Address/Location
Borough of California, PA Emergency Management
225 3rd St
California, PA 15419

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 724-938-8878

John M.Mosher
Emergency Management
mo23@verizon.net


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