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Weather Alerts for Fayette Ridges Pennsylvania   (PAZ076)

icn  FLOOD WATCH
FAYETTE RIDGES   (PAZ076)

Effective: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 09:02pm EST Severity: Moderate
Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 09:02pm EST Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, Mar 4, 2015 07:00pm EST Certainty: Possible

Areas Affected: Allegheny; Armstrong; Beaver; Butler; Fayette; Fayette Ridges; Greene; Indiana; Washington; Westmoreland; Westmoreland Ridges
 
Alert:
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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...GUERNSEY...HARRISON...JEFFERSON OH...MONROE...
MUSKINGUM AND NOBLE. IN PENNSYLVANIA...ALLEGHENY...ARMSTRONG...
BEAVER...BUTLER...FAYETTE...FAYETTE RIDGES...GREENE...
INDIANA...WASHINGTON...WESTMORELAND AND WESTMORELAND RIDGES.
IN WEST VIRGINIA...BROOKE...HANCOCK...MARION...MARSHALL...
MONONGALIA...OHIO...PRESTON...TUCKER AND WETZEL.
* FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING
* LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING WARMER TEMPERATURES AND WIDESPREAD RAIN
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF
RAIN IS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE WATCH PERIOD. THIS COUPLED WITH
SNOW MELT AND ICE ON AREA STREAMS COULD COMBINE TO CAUSE
FLOODING OF STREAMS AND CREEKS THROUGHOUT THE AREA.
* PERSONS ALONG ANY STREAMS...CREEKS AND RIVERS SHOULD MONITOR
WATER LEVELS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.
Instructions:
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.

 

icn  FLOOD WATCH
FAYETTE RIDGES   (PAZ076)

Effective: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 08:57pm EST Severity: Moderate
Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 08:57pm EST Urgency: Future
Expires: Fri, Mar 6, 2015 01:00am EST Certainty: Possible

Areas Affected: Fayette; Washington; Westmoreland
 
Alert:
...The flood watch continues for the following rivers in
Pennsylvania...West Virginia...
Monongahela River Near Charleroi affecting Fayette...Washington
and Westmoreland Counties
Monongahela River Near Elizabeth affecting Allegheny...Washington
and Westmoreland Counties
Cheat River At Rowlesburg affecting Preston County
.  A low pressure system will move eastward over the next 36 to 48
hours bringing widespread precipitation to our region.
Across the Monongahela and
Cheat river basins, the precipitation is expected to fall primarily
as rain. Rainfall amounts anticipated at this time across these
river basins are expected to range from 1.00 to 1.75 inches.
The Flood Watch continues for
The Monongahela River Near Charleroi
* from late Wednesday night to late Thursday night.
* At  8:00 PM Monday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Thursday morning.
Instructions:
SAFETY MESSAGE...a watch means that flooding is possible but not a
certainty. rainfall of 1.00 inches to 1.75 may cause flooding.
Actual rainfall amounts and potential flooding will ultimately depend
on the direction and speed of the low pressure system. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA
SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON THE WEATHER AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE
ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A RIVER FLOOD WARNING
BE ISSUED.

 

icn  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
FAYETTE RIDGES   (PAZ076)

Effective: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 09:01pm EST Severity: Minor
Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015 09:01pm EST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, Mar 3, 2015 02:00pm EST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Fayette; Fayette Ridges; Washington
 
Alert:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM
EST TUESDAY...
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO .05 INCH.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN AN INCH.
* SNOW/ICE BEGINNING...PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS A MIX OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN BY LATE MORNING TUESDAY.
* SNOW/ICE ENDING...PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO ALL RAIN BY
MIDAFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
SNOW...SLEET AND ICE COVERED ROADS.
Instructions:
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING
AND REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING 412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH
FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.