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Dauphin County warns of flooded roads, list closures

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Wood and Bullfrog Valley Road in Derry Township Wood and Bullfrog Valley Road in Derry Township
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

Dauphin County Commissioners are encouraging residents, particularly those near flood-prone areas, to closely monitor conditions and be prepared for flooding.

"Over the next 24 hours, please be prepared for flash flooding along small streams and creeks," said Commissioner Mike Pries, who has oversight of the county's Emergency Management Agency. "We're closely monitoring conditions and are ready to respond and provide assistance to municipalities in need."

Commissioners also urged people to stay away from flooded and blocked roads.

The following roadways in Dauphin County have been temporarily closed due to flooding:

 

City of Harrisburg

Maclay Street between 7th and Cameron streets

Herr Street between 7th and Cameron streets

5th and Market streets

1400 Block of Market Street

 

Conewago Township

Prospect Road Bridge

Koser Road Bridge

Valley Road Bridge

Hertzler Road Bridge

Beverly Bridge (Old Hershey Road)

Beagle Road

Elm Road

 

Derry Township

Eby Road

Sunset Road

Wood Road

Clifton Heights Road in 800 Block

Cloverleaf at 322 West

 

Londonderry Township

River Road between Water and Hollandale roads

Engle Road at Lancaster County border

Swatara Creek Road between Route 230 and Iron Mine Run Road

Hoffer and Route 230

Swatara Creek between Route 240 and Newberry

Swatara Creek between Bridge and Schoolhouse roads

 

Lower Swatara Township

Lumber and Spring Garden streets

 

Middle Paxton Township

Clarks Valley Road due to a downed tree and power lines

 

Susquehanna Township

Paxton Church Rd between Shutt Mill and Walker Mill roads

State Farm Drive

 

Swatara Township

City Park Drive

Lawnford Way

 

The Swatara Creek at Hershey was expected to crest around 8 p.m. tonight at 7.5 feet, which is slightly above flood stage of seven feet.

In Middletown, the creek is predicted to crest tonight slightly above flood stage at 11.6 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet.

The Susquehanna River is not expected to reach action level.

 

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