586  
WGUS41 KPBZ 161452  
FLWPBZ  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
1052 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
MONONGAHELA RIVER AT POINT MARION AFFECTING FAYETTE AND GREENE  
COUNTIES.  
MONONGAHELA RIVER AT GRAYS LANDING AFFECTING FAYETTE AND GREENE  
COUNTIES.  
MONONGAHELA RIVER NEAR CHARLEROI AFFECTING FAYETTE...WASHINGTON AND  
WESTMORELAND COUNTIES.  
MONONGAHELA RIVER NEAR ELIZABETH AFFECTING ALLEGHENY...WASHINGTON  
AND WESTMORELAND COUNTIES.  
CHEAT RIVER AT ROWLESBURG AFFECTING PRESTON COUNTY.  
 
.DISTRICT RIVERS WIL RISE SHARPLY ACROSS THE REGION IN RESPONSE  
TO THE RECENT AND FORECAST RAINFALL. OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS, RAINFALL  
AMOUNT RANGED FROM 1.50 TO AROUND 3.00 INCHES ACROSS THE REGION.  
 
THE RUNOFF RESULTING FROM THESE RAINS WILL CAUSE RIVER FLOODING IN  
MANY LOCATIONS ALONG THE MONONGAHELA RIVER AND ROWLESBURG ON THE  
CHEAT RIVER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE: DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. THE WATER MAY BE  
DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR LATER  
DEVELOPMENTS.  
 

 
 
PAC051-059-162250-  
/O.NEW.KPBZ.FL.W.0041.180416T1936Z-180417T1232Z/  
/PMRP1.2.ER.180416T1936Z.180417T0000Z.180417T0632Z.NO/  
1052 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR,  
THE MONONGAHELA RIVER AT POINT MARION.  
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 10:15 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 26.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 27.9 FEET BY THIS EVENING.  
THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 28.0 FEET, WATER REACHES THE LEVEL REACHED ON MARCH 4,  
2015.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3979 7990 3977 7992 3973 7988 3973 7992  
3978 7995  
 

 
 
PAC051-059-162250-  
/O.NEW.KPBZ.FL.W.0042.180416T2049Z-180417T1009Z/  
/GYLP1.1.ER.180416T2049Z.180417T0000Z.180417T0409Z.NO/  
1052 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR,  
THE MONONGAHELA RIVER AT GRAYS LANDING.  
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 9:45 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 21.9 FEET BY THIS EVENING.  
THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 22.8 FEET, WATER REACHES THE LEVEL REACHED ON MARCH 4,  
2015.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3979 7992 3986 7995 3986 7991 3979 7989  
 
 

 
 
PAC051-125-129-162250-  
/O.NEW.KPBZ.FL.W.0043.180416T2123Z-180417T2051Z/  
/CHRP1.1.ER.180416T2123Z.180417T0600Z.180417T1451Z.NO/  
1052 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR,  
THE MONONGAHELA RIVER NEAR CHARLEROI.  
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON, OR UNTIL THE WARNING  
IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 10:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 30.9 FEET BY AFTER MIDNIGHT  
TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW LATE  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 31.6 FEET, LOCK WALLS OVERTOPPED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4011 7990 4016 7993 4019 7987 4016 7984  
4015 7987 4014 7987  
 

 
 
PAC003-125-129-162250-  
/O.NEW.KPBZ.FL.W.0044.180417T0130Z-180418T0206Z/  
/ELZP1.1.ER.180417T0130Z.180417T1200Z.180417T2006Z.NO/  
1052 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR,  
THE MONONGAHELA RIVER NEAR ELIZABETH.  
* FROM THIS EVENING UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 10:15 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 22.1 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET, IN WEST ELIZABETH BASEMENTS OF NUMEROUS HOMES  
IN THE BLOCK BOUNDED BY FIRST AND WATER STREETS BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4026 7994 4032 7988 4029 7984 4025 7990  
 
 

 
 
WVC077-162250-  
/O.NEW.KPBZ.FL.W.0045.180416T1452Z-180417T0921Z/  
/ROWW2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180417T0000Z.180417T0321Z.NO/  
1052 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR,  
THE CHEAT RIVER AT ROWLESBURG.  
* FROM THIS MORNING UNTIL LATE TONIGHT, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO HAVE A MAXIMUM VALUE OF 17.9  
FEET THIS EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET, STATE ROUTE 72 IS CLOSED AT THE NORTH END OF  
RROWLESBURG, AND WATER SURROUNDS HOUSES NEAR ROWLESBURG TOWN PARK.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3937 7967 3932 7963 3931 7969 3935 7971  
 
 

 
 
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