New event. Flood Watch from 8/23/2021 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM EDT for Southern PA. More information.
Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 800 am EDT, Aug 23rd 2021
Including the cities of Pottsville, Lancaster, and Lebanon
501 AM EDT Sun Aug 22 2021
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT MONDAY MORNING...
The National Weather Service in State College has issued a
* Flood Watch for a portion of central Pennsylvania, including the
following areas, Lancaster, Lebanon and Schuylkill.
* Monday morning.
* Bands of slow-moving heavy showers and thunderstorms associated
with the western edge of deep tropical moisture from Hurricane
Henri will occur across the watch area today and tonight. Several
rounds of heavy rainfall with rates in excess of 2 inches per hour
will elevate the threat for flooding of poor drainage areas, along
with small streams and creeks. Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches
are expected by 8 am Monday. Localized flash flooding may occur
in areas experiencing longer durations of heavy rain.
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.
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