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Flash Flood Warning in Venango County, Pennsylvania
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Venango County Pennsylvania Urgency: Immediate Severity: Severe Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
8/5/2022 8:06:00 PM until 8/5/2022 10:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
Alert Summary
FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR SOUTHERN MERCER, SOUTHWESTERN VENANGO, NORTHERN BUTLER AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES... At 806 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 0.5 to 1 inch in 1 hour. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... New Castle, Grove City, Shanor-Northvue, Slippery Rock, New Wilmington, Oakwood, New Castle Northwest, New Beaver, Pulaski, Bessemer, New Bedford, Harrisville, Plain Grove Township, South New Castle, Clintonville, West Liberty, Eau Claire, Harlansburg, Portersville and Barkeyville. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...0.5-1 INCH IN 1 HOUR