Breaking News - 07/04/2013

Special Weather Statement issued July 04 at 4:54PM EDT by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN
GARRETT COUNTY...
AT 451 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR IN PITTSBURGH
SHOWED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN 2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
MERRILL...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.
HEAVY RAIN WILL POND WATER ON ROADS AND QUICKLY FILL DITCHES AND
SMALL STREAMS.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BLOOMINGTON... BITTINGER... BIG RUN STATE PARK...
MERRILL... NEW GERMANY... GRANTSVILLE...
PINEY GROVE... FINZEL...
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. THE
WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT FOR SAFE PASSAGE.
PLEASE REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING
TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER
@NWSPITTSBURGH.