Friday, March 22, 2019

Flood Warning Issued for Parts of Schuylkill County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for parts of southern Schuylkill County.

* Flood Warning for The Swatara Creek At Harper Tavern until this evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 6 AM Friday the stage was...8.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by this morning and
crest near 9.2 feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below
flood stage by late this afternoon.

* At 9.0 feet...Several driveways and other minor roadways are
affected. Water begins to enter some basements.

This alert has been issued for Southern Schuylkill and Lebanon Counties.

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