Bethlehem, PA

2:27 PM EDT on August 18, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Fountain Hill - Near ST Lukes hosp. | | Change Station

Elev 400 ft 40.61 °N, 75.40 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
88.2 °F
Feels Like 100 °F
N
5.4
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 9.8 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2300 ft
Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Heat Index 100 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.18 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 7:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 12% visible
SPECI KABE 181823Z 14005KT 10SM FEW023 SCT030 BKN034 29/23 A2980 RMK AO2 PRESFR T02940233
Pressure 29.80 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2300 ft
Scattered Clouds 3000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Heat Index 100 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.18 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 7:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 12% visible
SPECI KABE 181823Z 14005KT 10SM FEW023 SCT030 BKN034 29/23 A2980 RMK AO2 PRESFR T02940233

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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:10 PM EDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* flood advisory for...
northern Berks County in eastern Pennsylvania...
northwestern Lehigh County in eastern Pennsylvania...
south central Carbon County in northeastern Pennsylvania...

* until 615 PM EDT

* at 209 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms moving into an area that already received heavy rain
this morning. This additional rain will cause minor flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include...
Allentown, Lehighton, Kutztown, Jim Thorpe, Hamburg, Womelsdorf,
Topton, Leesport, Shoemakersville, Bernville, Strausstown,
Lenhartsville, New Mahoning, Neffs, Coffeetown, New Tripoli,
Claussville, Fairview hgts, Wanamakers and Jordan Valley.

Additional rainfall of around 2 inches is expected over the area.
This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4052 7634 4052 7625 4058 7605 4057 7602
      4065 7598 4070 7583 4074 7576 4082 7588
      4088 7573 4056 7551 4036 7622 4049 7643


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1219 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey, and
Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in Delaware, Kent
and New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Caroline, Cecil, Kent
MD, Queen Annes, and Talbot. In New Jersey, Camden,
Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, northwestern
Burlington, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Warren, and western
Monmouth. In Pennsylvania, Berks, Delaware, eastern Chester,
eastern Montgomery, Lehigh, lower Bucks, Northampton,
Philadelphia, upper Bucks, western Chester, and western
Montgomery.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms can be expected
through tonight. Torrential downpours with storms that develop
this afternoon and evening could produce rainfall rates greater
than 2 inches per hour. While the entire area will not receive
heavy rain, isolated rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are
possible where storms track over the same locations.

* Torrential rain falling in a short period of time will result
in rapidly rising water levels along streams and creeks and in
areas of poor drainage. Significant roadway flooding is
possible in isolated areas.

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.




Special Statement
Issued: 2:21 PM EDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect central Berks and northwestern
Lehigh counties...

At 220 PM EDT, a line of strong thunderstorms was located over
far western Berks County, moving east at 30 mph.

Winds up to 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Kutztown, Hamburg, Fleetwood, Laureldale, Womelsdorf, Wernersville,
Newmanstown, Leesport, Shoemakersville, Bernville, Lyons,
Strausstown, Lenhartsville, Fairview hgts, Spring Ridge and
Centerport.

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

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Lat... Lon 4052 7634 4052 7625 4058 7605 4057 7602
      4063 7600 4066 7594 4068 7589 4043 7570
      4032 7616 4036 7621 4037 7623 4049 7643
time... Mot... loc 1820z 247deg 25kt 4031 7659


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