Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Butler (PAZ014) Pennsylvania Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flash Flood Watch Flash Flood Watch - Butler (Pennsylvania)


Updated:Tue, 18-Jun-2019 7:02am EDT
Effective:Tue, 18-Jun-2019 7:02am EDT
Expires:Wed, 19-Jun-2019 2:00am EDT
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Allegheny; Armstrong; Beaver; Butler; Clarion; Fayette; Fayette Ridges; Greene; Indiana; Jefferson; Lawrence; Mercer; Venango; Washington; Westmoreland; Westmoreland Ridges
 
Instructions: A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Message summary: ...flash flood watch remains in effect through late tonight...
The flash 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, carroll, columbiana, coshocton, guernsey, harrison, jefferson oh, monroe, muskingum, noble, and tuscarawas. In pennsylvania, allegheny, armstrong, beaver, butler, clarion, fayette, fayette ridges, greene, indiana, jefferson pa, lawrence, mercer, venango, washington, westmoreland, and westmoreland ridges. In west virginia, brooke, eastern preston, eastern tucker, hancock, marion, marshall, monongalia, ohio, preston, ridges of eastern monongalia and northwestern preston, western tucker, and wetzel.
* through late tonight
* repeated periods of heavy rain are possible into tonight. The combination of the prolonged threat of heavy rain, and an already saturated ground, will provide an optimal setup for flash flooding.
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