The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Butler and northeastern Allegheny counties through 7 p.m. Friday.
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Doppler radar showed thunderstorms bringing heavy rainfall to the warned areas. It’s raining an inch or two. Expected precipitation is 1 to 1.5 inches per hour. A flash flood is in progress or expected to begin soon.
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HAZARD… Flash floods caused by thunderstorms.
Impact… small streams and creeks, urban areas, highways, streets, underpasses, and other poorly drained and low-lying flash floods.
Some places where flash floods occur include… Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, Ross Township, McCandless Township, Shailer Township, Plum, Hampton Township, Wilkinsburg, O’Hara Township, Bellevue, Westview, Stowe Township, Oakmont, McKee’s Rocks, Foxchapel, Millvale, Etna , Sharpsburg, Churchill, Aspinwall.
Predicted rainfall…1 to 1.5 inches in 1 hour
Don’t turn around and drown when you encounter flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
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