York is starting to dry out after two days of heavy rainfall.

The major streams and creeks in the county have receded, said Elyse Colbert, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in State College.

"As of now, pretty much all of the creeks and streams we have forecast points on have fallen below flood stage," she said.

But there are still smaller streams above flood stage, such as Codorus Creek, she said. The creek is above flood stage at 7 feet, and the water is currently sitting at a little over 9 feet, Colbert said.

"So you could still see some minor flooding," she said.

The most important thing to remember when driving on roads near bodies of water is not to drive through flooded roadways, Colbert said.

"That's the No. 1 cause of death during a flood event," she said.

New record: Most areas in York County got 7 inches of rain or more from Thursday to Saturday, Colbert said.

"It was definitely a significant rain event," she said.

But with no official climate sites in York County, it's hard to say how the rainfall compares to past storms, Colbert said.

At Harrisburg Airport, its 10.48 inches of rain through Oct. 12 is already enough to make October 2013 its wettest October on record, she said.

And its 9.74 inches from Thursday to Saturday is the second wettest two-day period on record, behind only June 1972, when Hurricane Agnes hit, Colbert said.

Looking ahead:Today will see areas of drizzle, then a slight chance of light rain after 2 p.


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m., according to the National Weather Service. It will be cloudy with a high near 63, the forecast says, with tonight's low getting down to around 51.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high near 68 and patchy fog before 8 a.m., the service says. That night will be partly cloudy with a low around 49.

Tuesday will be sunny and warm, with a high near 70 and a low around 51, the forecast says.

At a glace: Total rainfall from Thursday to Saturday

---Capital City Airport: 10.35 inches

---Dallastown: 8.85 inches

---Delta: 6.8 inches

---Mount Wolf: 8.3 inches

---Spring Grove: 7.32 inches

---York Airport: 9.01 inches

---York City: 9.15 inches