967  
WGUS81 KPBZ 131557  
FLSPBZ  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
1157 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH PA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
ADVISORY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...  
 
OHIO RIVER AT PITTSBURGH AFFECTING ALLEGHENY COUNTY.  
 
.THE OHIO RIVER AT THE POINT IN PITTSBURGH HAS FALLEN BELOW THE  
FLOOD STAGE OF 25.0 FEET AT OF 950 AM THIS MORNING. THE OHIO RIVER  
AT THE POINT IN PITTSBURGH WILL SLOWLY FALL OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS,  
BUT WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE 10TH STREET BYPASS AND THE  
MONONGAHELA RIVER PARKING WHARF.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROADWAY, TURN AROUND AND FIND AN  
ALTERNATIVE ROUTE.  
 
CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WEATHER.GOV/PBZ.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED LATE TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT EDT.  
 

 
 
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/PTTP1.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1157 AM EDT SAT APR 13 2024  
   
..FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS MORNING TO THURSDAY MORNING
 
 
* WHAT...FLOODING CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...OHIO RIVER AT PITTSBURGH.  
 
* WHEN...FROM THIS MORNING TO THURSDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 18.0 FEET, WATER BEGINS TO FLOW ONTO THE MONONGAHELA  
PARKING WHARF.  
AT 19.0 FEET, WATER BEGINS TO FLOW ONTO THE NORTH SHORE RIVERWALK  
BETWEEN THE STADIUMS.  
AT 19.5 FEET, THE MONONGAHELA PARKING WHARF IS COMPLETELY FLOODED.  
AT 20.0 FEET, WATER IS UP TO ONE FOOT DEEP IN THE LOWER AREAS OF  
THE NORTH SHORE RIVERWALK.  
AT 22.0 FEET, THE TENTH STREET BYPASS FLOODS.  
AT 22.5 FEET, THE FOUNTAIN PLAZA IS FLOODED.  
AT 24.0 FEET, WATER ENTERS THE OUTER POOL OF THE FOUNTAIN.  
AT 24.9 FEET, WATER ENTERS THE INNER POOL OF THE FOUNTAIN.  
AT 25.0 FEET, THE PARKWAY CENTRAL (ALSO KNOWN AS THE BATHTUB) IS  
CLOSED BY FLOODING. LOWER NORTH SIDE BUSINESSES ARE AFFECTED.  
AT 26.0 FEET, STATE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION PITTSBURGH IS IMPACTED.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 11:45 AM EDT SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.7 FEET.  
- BANKFULL STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL TO 17.4 FEET  
THURSDAY MORNING.  
- ACTION STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4043 7999 4045 8005 4047 8003 4045 8001  
4046 7999 4045 7998  
 

 
 
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