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Hurricane Sandy's Expected Effect on NCWV as of 10 a.m. Sunday
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on October 28, 2012 @ 12:02PM
Created on October 28, 2012 @ 12:01PM
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Pittsburgh has released the following information as of 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning:
  • Post-tropical Sandy is still forecasted to impact our area.
  • Watches for flooding, high wind, and snow are now in effect.
  • Threats include:
  1. Flooding - small creeks, streams, and areas of poor drainage early this week, then rivers possibly later this week.
  2. Wind - Sustained 25-35 mph with gusts as high as 60 mph.
  3. Heavy/wet snow - Possible in the higher elevations of MD/WV.
  • The time window of any significant weather should be late Monday through Thursday. The heaviest rainfall and strongest winds will happen from Monday night through much of the day Tuesday.

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