Areal Flood Watch

Issued At: Sunday, 14 Jan 2018, 7:48 AM EST
Expires At: Monday, 15 Jan 2018, 7:00 AM EST

Urgent - immediate broadcast requested flood watch national weather service state college pa 748 am est sun jan 14 2018 perry-dauphin-cumberland-york-lancaster- including the cities of newport, harrisburg, hershey, carlisle, york, and lancaster 748 am est sun jan 14 2018 ...flood watch in effect through monday morning... the national weather service in state college has issued a * flood watch for areas along the susquehanna river over a portion of central pennsylvania, including the following areas, cumberland, dauphin, lancaster, perry, and york. * through monday morning * ice is beginning to move on the susquehanna river. ice jams are possible and may result in local flooding at points where they potentially form along the susquehanna river over the next 24 hours. * ice jam formation can cause rapid rises in rivers and streams leading to flooding. if you live in an area that is prone to ice jam flooding, be prepared to take quick action in the event of an ice jam flood. precautionary/preparedness actions... keep an eye on area waterways and be alert for ice jam formation and potential flooding. review flood safety and preparedness information at weather.gov/flood.