Flood Watch

National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
358 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-
Muskingum-Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-Mercer-Venango-Forest-
Lawrence-Butler-Clarion-Beaver-Allegheny-Armstrong-Indiana-
Washington-Greene-Westmoreland-Westmoreland Ridges-Fayette-
Fayette Ridges-Hancock-Brooke-Ohio-Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-
Monongalia-Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston-
Preston-Eastern Preston-
Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton,
Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cadiz,
Steubenville, Zanesville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry,
St. Clairsville, Caldwell, Woodsfield, Sharon, Hermitage,
Grove City, Oil City, Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle,
Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney, Brookville,
Aliquippa, Beaver Falls, Ambridge, Monaca, Pittsburgh Metro Area,
Kittanning, Ford City, Indiana, Washington, Canonsburg,
Waynesburg, Murrysville, Greensburg, New Kensington, Ligonier,
Donegal, Uniontown, Champion, Ohiopyle, Weirton, Follansbee,
Wellsburg, Wheeling, Moundsville, New Martinsville, Fairmont,
Morgantown, Coopers Rock, Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Terra Alta,
Rowlesburg, and Hazelton
358 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON…

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West
Virginia, including the following areas, in east central Ohio,
Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison,
Jefferson, Monroe, Muskingum, Noble, and Tuscarawas. In
Pennsylvania, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion,
Fayette, Fayette Ridges, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson,
Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington, Westmoreland, and
Westmoreland Ridges. In West Virginia, Brooke, Eastern
Preston, Hancock, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia, Ohio, Preston,
Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston, and
Wetzel.

* Through Saturday afternoon

* Periods of rain are expected today before precipitation begins
to change to a wintry mix. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2.5 inches
combined with snow melt and possible ice jams may result in
localized flooding.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding.

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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