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Radar valid at 300 pm EDT, Sep 3rd 2021

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...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Pennsylvania... Frankstown Branch Of The Juniata At Williamsburg affecting Huntingdon and Blair Counties. Juniata River At Huntingdon affecting Huntingdon County. Juniata River At Lewistown affecting Mifflin and Juniata Counties. Raystown Branch Juniata At Saxton affecting Bedford and Huntingdon Counties. Aughwick Creek At Shirleysburg affecting Huntingdon County. Penns Creek Near Penns Creek affecting Union and Snyder Counties. Sherman Creek At Shermans Dale affecting Perry County. Conodoguinet Creek Near Hogestown affecting Cumberland County. Yellow Breeches Creek Near Camp Hill affecting Cumberland and York Counties. Swatara Creek Above Middletown affecting Dauphin County. Swatara Creek At Harper Tavern affecting Schuylkill and Lebanon Counties. Swatara Creek Near Hershey affecting Lebanon and Dauphin Counties. Conestoga River At Lancaster affecting Lancaster and York Counties. For the Frankstown Branch Juniata River...including Williamsburg... Major flooding is forecast. For the Juniata River...including Huntingdon, Lewistown...Minor flooding is forecast. For the Raystown Branch Juniata River...including Saxton...Moderate flooding is forecast. For the Aughwick Creek...including Shirleysburg...Moderate flooding is forecast. For the Penns Creek...including Penns Creek...Minor flooding is forecast. For the Sherman Creek...including Shermans Dale...Moderate flooding is forecast. For the Conodoguinet Creek...including Hogestown...Minor flooding is forecast. For the Yellow Breeches Creek...including Camp Hill...Moderate flooding is forecast. For the Swatara Creek...including Middletown, Harper Tavern, Hershey...Minor to major flooding is forecast. For the Conestoga River...including Lancaster...Moderate flooding is forecast.

1232 AM EDT Thu Sep 2 2021

...The Flood Warning is now in effect until tomorrow afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Swatara Creek Near Hershey.
* From Wednesday, September 01 to tomorrow afternoon.
* At 11:30 PM EDT Wednesday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending
at 11:30 PM EDT Wednesday was 10.1 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 10.8 feet
early Thursday morning. It will then fall below flood stage late
Friday morning.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet, The right, or north bank begins to overflow.
Several roadways upstream of the gage are affected by high water.
* Impact...At 8.0 feet, The right, or north bank overflows. Several
roads are affected.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, A few homes adjacent to the creek upstream
of the Route 39 bridge flood.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet, High water affects several homes upstream
of the Route 39 bridge. FEMA 10% Annual Chance Flood Level
(10-year flood).
* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.1
feet on 01/28/1996.


LAT...LON 4038 7663 4034 7659 4027 7662 4024 7668
4026 7676 4032 7668

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