Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Flood Warning Issued for Those Near Swatara Creek

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for those who live near Swatara Creek in Southern Schuylkill County.


The National Weather Service in State College, PA has issued a
flood warning for the following rivers in Pennsylvania...

Swatara Creek At Harper Tavern

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Never drive cars through flooded areas!! The water
may be too deep to allow safe passage. Most deaths that occur during
flooding are related to vehicles trying to cross flooded roadways.

An update to this product will be issued late this afternoon.

The National Weather Service in State College, PA has issued a

* Flood Warning for
The Swatara Creek At Harper Tavern
* until this evening or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.8 feet and was rising quickly.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this afternoon
and crest between 9 and 10 feet early this afternoon. the river
will fall below flood stage late this afternoon.
* At 10.0 feet...High water isolates several houses.

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