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Western Pennsylvania learned after being battered by past storms, hurricanes
Deb Erdley Sat., September 15, 2018 1:33 a.m.| Saturday, September 15, 2018 1:33 a.m.
Meteorologist, Myranda Fullerton, of Peters Township, ties off a weather balloon at the National Weather Service HQ in Coraopolis, Pa., on Sept. 13, 2018.
Meteorologists look at data inside of the National Weather Service HQ in Coraopolis, Pa., on Sept. 13, 2018.
West Little Pine Creek flows alongside of Wilson Street in Etna, where a $600,000 flood control project completed by the Army Corps in the late 1980’s lines the bank on September 21, 2004 Part of the project was washed away after the heavy rains from hurricane Ivan closing part of the roadway.
This June 23, 1972 file photo shows senior citizens rescued from their homes by boats as a business in background catches fire after Hurricane Agnes made the Susquehanna River to overflow its banks in Wilkes Barre, Pa. causing heavy flooding and damage along the full length of the river in the state.(AP Photo/Phil Butler, Scranton Times)
Cars drive through the water submerging Bridge St. in Etna as heavy rains from Hurricane Ivan caused flooding in the time for the second time little more than a week on Friday, September 18, 2004.
AP President Richard Nixon studies the flood damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Agnes near Harrisburg from his helicopter window June 24, 1972. The president toured the Maryland-Pennsylvania area from his retreat at Camp David in Maryland.
The Army Corps of Engineers placard on the side of the old grist mill to show where flood waters rose during Hurricane Agnes in June 1972 along Mill St in the Laneville section of Freeport on Saturday, August 7, 2010.