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Northeastern Area Emergency Management
Friday May 5th, 2017 :: 10:48 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 01:30PM

The National Weather Service in State College PA has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Lancaster County in south central Pennsylvania... Northumberland County in central Pennsylvania... Huntingdon County in central Pennsylvania... Dauphin County in south central Pennsylvania... Centre County in central Pennsylvania... Franklin County in south central Pennsylvania... Somerset County in south central Pennsylvania... Snyder County in central Pennsylvania... Columbia County in central Pennsylvania... Union County in central Pennsylvania... Cumberland County in south central Pennsylvania... Perry County in south central Pennsylvania... Cambria County in central Pennsylvania... Bedford County in south central Pennsylvania... Adams County in south central Pennsylvania... Schuylkill County in central Pennsylvania... York County in south central Pennsylvania... Mifflin County in central Pennsylvania... Juniata County in central Pennsylvania... Fulton County in south central Pennsylvania... Montour County in central Pennsylvania... Blair County in central Pennsylvania... Lebanon County in south central Pennsylvania...

* Until 130 PM EDT

* At 1037 AM EDT, media reports and automated gauge reports indicated minor flooding has begun across the southern half of Central PA. Up to two inches of rain has already fallen. The steady rainfall has ended west of Harrisburg, and should taper off very shortly in the eastern cities.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Johnstown, Altoona, Bedford, Gettysburg, Huntingdon, Harrisburg and York. Additional showers and thunderstorms will pop up this afternoon. However, the storms will be much more scattered than the widespread rainfall overnight and this morning. Any additional heavy rain later today may lead to renewed or worsening flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ADAMS ... BEDFORD ... BLAIR ... CAMBRIA ... CENTRE ... COLUMBIA ... CUMBERLAND ... DAUPHIN ... FRANKLIN ... FULTON ... HUNTINGDON ... JUNIATA ... LANCASTER ... LEBANON ... MIFFLIN ... MONTOUR ... NORTHUMBERLAND ... PERRY ... SCHUYLKILL ... SNYDER ... SOMERSET ... UNION ... YORK

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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