327  
WGUS41 KCTP 130311  
FLWCTP  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA  
1111 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE, PA HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...  
 
SWATARA CREEK NEAR HERSHEY  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...NEVER DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS!! THE WATER  
MAY BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW SAFE PASSAGE. MOST DEATHS THAT OCCUR DURING  
FLOODING ARE RELATED TO VEHICLES TRYING TO CROSS FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
AN UPDATE TO THIS PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
PAC043-075-131500-  
/O.NEW.KCTP.FL.W.0008.170813T0311Z-170813T1500Z/  
/HERP1.1.ER.170812T2210Z.170813T0245Z.170813T0900Z.NO/  
1111 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE, PA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE SWATARA CREEK NEAR HERSHEY  
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 11 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS...7.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY  
TOMORROW MORNING.  
* AT 7.0 FEET...THE RIGHT, OR NORTH BANK BEGINS TO OVERFLOW. SEVERAL  
ROADWAYS UPSTREAM OF THE GAGE ARE AFFECTED BY HIGH WATER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4038 7663 4034 7659 4027 7662 4024 7668  
4026 7676 4032 7668  
 

 
 
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