Lehigh Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 2:02 PM EDT on July 30, 2015

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southwestern Northampton County in eastern Pennsylvania...
northeastern Berks County in eastern Pennsylvania...
Lehigh County in eastern Pennsylvania...
northwestern Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* until 400 PM EDT

* at 202 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in
the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Allentown... Easton... Bethlehem... Emmaus... Northampton... Wilson...
Hellertown... Nazareth... Kutztown... Bath... Topton... Belfast... West
Easton... Tatamy... Bally... Bechtelsville... Steuben... Glendon...
Beersville and Zionsville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in
urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel
across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 4083 7527 4062 7521 4034 7564 4064 7585


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Special Statement
Statement as of 1:41 PM EDT on July 30, 2015

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect western Hunterdon...
southwestern Warren... northeastern Chester... northwestern Bucks...
Northampton... southeastern Berks... southern Monroe... southeastern
Lehigh and northwestern Montgomery counties...

At 141 PM EDT... a area of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Northampton to New Morgan... and moving northeast
at 40 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Allentown... Easton... Bethlehem... Pottstown... Phoenixville... Forks...
Emmaus... Northampton... Quakertown... Perkasie... Wilson... Souderton...
Hellertown... Nazareth... Bangor... Birdsboro... Collegeville...
Royersford... Pen Argyl and Trappe.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 4014 7588 4017 7592 4083 7542 4086 7529
      4089 7525 4091 7508 4086 7505 4085 7510
      4080 7510 4075 7519 4068 7520 4068 7517
      4065 7520 4057 7519 4056 7516 4032 7528
      4015 7546 4008 7594 4011 7594
time... Mot... loc 1741z 243deg 35kt 4064 7549 4018 7589

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141 PM EDT Thu Jul 30 2015

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect western Hunterdon...
southwestern Warren... northeastern Chester... northwestern Bucks...
Northampton... southeastern Berks... southern Monroe... southeastern
Lehigh and northwestern Montgomery counties...

At 141 PM EDT... a area of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Northampton to New Morgan... and moving northeast
at 40 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Allentown... Easton... Bethlehem... Pottstown... Phoenixville... Forks...
Emmaus... Northampton... Quakertown... Perkasie... Wilson... Souderton...
Hellertown... Nazareth... Bangor... Birdsboro... Collegeville...
Royersford... Pen Argyl and Trappe.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 4014 7588 4017 7592 4083 7542 4086 7529
      4089 7525 4091 7508 4086 7505 4085 7510
      4080 7510 4075 7519 4068 7520 4068 7517
      4065 7520 4057 7519 4056 7516 4032 7528
      4015 7546 4008 7594 4011 7594
time... Mot... loc 1741z 243deg 35kt 4064 7549 4018 7589

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