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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • Flash Flood Watch in effect

  • The National Weather Service at Binghamton has forecast potential heavy rain for the region, Thursday evening June 27, 2013. There is a flash flood watch in effect through Friday afternoon. The following forecast is for Hawley, PA:
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  • The National Weather Service at Binghamton has forecast potential heavy rain for the region, Thursday evening June 27, 2013. There is a flash flood watch in effect through Friday afternoon. The following forecast is for Hawley, PA:
    Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS
    AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * PORTIONS OF NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING
    THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN NEW YORK...BROOME...CHEMUNG...
    CHENANGO...CORTLAND...DELAWARE...MADISON...NORTHERN ONEIDA...
    ONONDAGA...OTSEGO...SCHUYLER...SENECA...SOUTHERN CAYUGA...
    SOUTHERN ONEIDA...STEUBEN...SULLIVAN...TIOGA...TOMPKINS AND
    YATES. IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...BRADFORD...LACKAWANNA...
    LUZERNE...NORTHERN WAYNE...PIKE...SOUTHERN WAYNE...SUSQUEHANNA
    AND WYOMING.
    * FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON
    * SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THURSDAY
    AFTERNOON...THEN BECOME WIDESPREAD OVER THE REGION DURING THE
    EVENING...AND CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY.
    SOME OF THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL PRODUCE TORRENTIAL
    RAINFALL. IN LOCATIONS WHERE HEAVIER DOWNPOURS PERSIST THE
    LONGEST...LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES AND
    POTENTIALLY GREATER ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS PORTIONS OF
    THE CATSKILLS AND UPPER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY REGION.
    * THE PRIMARY IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LOCALIZED FLASH
    FLOODING...ALONG SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND HIGHLY
    URBANIZED LOCATIONS. SIGNIFICANT RISES ARE ANTICIPATED ALONG THE
    MAIN STEM RIVERS...HOWEVER MOST AREAS ARE EXPECTED TO STAY
    MOSTLY WITHIN THEIR BANKS. FAST RESPONSE HEADWATER POINTS WILL
    BE WATCHED MORE CLOSELY HOWEVER...AS THEY TEND TO RISE AND
    RESPOND MORE RAPIDLY TO PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    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.
    For more information visit forecast.weather.gov.

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