Weather Alerts for Schuylkill

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
SCHUYLKILL

Areas Affected:
Columbia - Lebanon - Schuylkill
Effective: Wed, 7/8 2:00pm Updated: Wed, 7/8 5:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 7/8 10:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Locally very heavy rain expected from slow moving
thunderstorms this afternoon and early this evening...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in State College has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of central Pennsylvania,
including the following areas, Columbia, Lebanon, and
Schuylkill.
* Until 10 PM EDT this evening
* Slow moving thunderstorms will bring locally very heavy rain of
1 to 2 inches per hour. Rainfall totals in a few locations may
exceed 3 inches.
* Portions of the watch area, specifically locations in Northern
Schuylkill County near Tamaqua, Shenandoah, Mahanoy City and
Tuscarora, received between 2 and 4 inches of rain late Monday.
The ground in this area isn`t capable of holding more than an
inch of rain falling within the period of an hour before
significant runoff and an increasing threat for flash flooding
develops.

Information:
Review flood safety and preparedness information at
weather.gov/safety/flood.