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                 Flood warning
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920 PM EDT Wed may 26 2004

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Luzerne County in northeast Pennsylvania


* until 1215 am EDT

* at 913 PM EDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
  very heavy rain was falling in western Luzerne County and also over
  east central Luzerne County...southeast of Wilkes-Barre.

* Locations in the warning include but are not limited to
  Wyoming...Wilkes-Barre...Swoyersville...Sweet Valley...Sugar
  Notch...Stoddartsville...Shavertown...Preston...Plymouth...plains...
  Penobscot...Nanticoke...Muhlenberg...Luzerne...Larksville...Laflin...
  Kingston...Huntington Mills...Fairview Heights...mountain top...
  Fairmount Springs..Edwardsville...Dallas and Bear Creek.

Some creek basins that may have imminent flood problems are Pine
Creek...ashs West Branch...Rogers Creek and Shickshinny creek.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flash flooding is observed act quickly. Move
up to higher ground to escape flood waters.

Lat...Lon 4128 7566 4115 7561 4106 7566 4118 7630
          4126 7636 4138 7628

xpires:270415 gmt


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