York County under flood warning through Monday evening
York County is under a flood warning through Monday evening, according to the National Weather Service.
At about 2 p.m. Monday, July 23, the NWS issued a flood warning for several Pennsylvania counties, including central York County, northwestern Lancaster County and eastern Dauphin County.
The warning is in effect until 7:45 p.m.
According to the weather service, around 4 inches of rainfall fell overnight, and an additional 1-3 inches are expected in localized areas.
Doppler radar and automated rain gauges had detected indications of thunderstorms with torrential rain moving north, which will continue to cause flooding of small streams and low spots, the warning states.
Areas that will see flooding include York, Lebanon, Hershey, Elizabethtown, Columbia, Middletown, Mount Joy, Shamokin, Palmyra, Red Lion, Mount Carmel, Spry, Manheim, Annville, Hummelstown, Cornwall, Dallastown, Kulpmont, Ashland and Shiloh, according to the NWS.
The weather service advises turning around if approaching flooded roads.
"Most flood deaths occur in vehicles," according to the warning.
Officials also advise reporting flooding to local law enforcement once it is safe to do so.
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