Columbia Counity Emergency Management Issues Bloomsburg Flood Advisory

August 13, 2018 - 2:39 pm

Residents of the West End of Bloomsburg we are notifying you to be prepared to evacuate the West End of Bloomsburg. All residents west of Railroad Streetshould be preparing to evacuate with short notice.

Have personal items ready to go with the possibility of being away for up to 72 hours.

Residents should consider leaving now to reduce the possibility of being caught unaware.

If flooding becomes immanent the Bloomsburg Police Department will should the flood warning system.

If you hear the Flood warning siren this means it’s time to evacuate immediately.

In the past, flooding of Fishing Creek has occured rapidly and there is little time to evauate.

If you have questions/concerns, please call 570-389-5741.

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