553  
WGUS41 KPBZ 012328  
FLWPBZ  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
628 PM EST MON MAR 1 2021  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY AND  
INCREASED IN DURATION FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...  
 
MONONGAHELA RIVER NEAR CHARLEROI AFFECTING WASHINGTON, FAYETTE  
AND WESTMORELAND COUNTIES.  
 
.RAIN AND SNOWMELT HAS CAUSED A RAPID RISE IN AREA RIVERS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES OR DRIVE  
CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WEATHER.GOV/PBZ.  
 
PAC051-125-129-021130-  
/O.EXT.KPBZ.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-210302T2213Z/  
/CHRP1.2.RS.210301T1410Z.210302T0000Z.210302T1613Z.NO/  
628 PM EST MON MAR 1 2021  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY AND  
INCREASED IN DURATION UNTIL TOMORROW AFTERNOON...  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MONONGAHELA RIVER NEAR CHARLEROI.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 4:00 PM EST MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 30.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 28.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING  
AT 4:00 PM EST MONDAY WAS 30.9 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO A CREST OF 31.5 FEET  
THIS EVENING. IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE TOMORROW  
MORNING.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 33.1  
FEET ON 03/05/2015.  
 

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

 
 
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