960  
WGUS81 KBGM 251116  
FLSBGM  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY  
616 AM EST THU JAN 25 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...  
 
SUSQUEHANNA RIVER NEAR WILKES-BARRE AFFECTING LUZERNE COUNTY  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE OVER FLOODED ROADS OR BRIDGES...  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, THE OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE FOR LATER DEVELOPMENTS.  
 
FOR FURTHER RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION, YOU CAN VISIT OURWEBSITE AT  
WEATHER.GOV/BGM  
 

 
 
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/WBRP1.1.ER.180125T0653Z.180125T0845Z.180125T1000Z.NO/  
616 AM EST THU JAN 25 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER NEAR WILKES-BARRE.  
* AT 6 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 5 AM THURSDAY.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TODAY, THOUGH SOME ICE JAM RELATED FLUCTUATIONS ARE STILL POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY DOWNSTREAM OF WILKES-BARRE.  
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING BEGINS. LOWLANDS IN PLAINSVILLE,  
PLYMOUTH FLATS, WEST NANTICOKE AND SHICKSHINNY FLOOD. MAXIMUM EFFECTIVE DESIGN  
OF LEVEE PROTECTION IN THE CITY OF WILKES-BARRE IS 41 FEET.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4145 7582 4131 7575 4122 7586 4097 7622  
4113 7624 4127 7591  
 

 
 
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