Susquehanna: Flood watch extended through Monday afternoon

Staff report

A flood watch has been extended through the afternoon of Monday, Jan. 22, for York and Lancaster counties, according to the National Weather Service.

Flooding is possible from ice jams along the Susquehanna River below York Haven, and minor flooding is possible close to Lake Clarke on the York County side, the weather service warned.

Bob Heiserman of Wrightsville takes a selfie with the River ice on the Susquehanna River in the background, Sunday, January 21, 2018 along Long Level. Heiserman has lived along the river for almost 50 years, forty in Marrietta, and now in Wrightsville, and has never seen ice jams like now.  John A. Pavoncello photo

The flood watch initially was in effect through Saturday, Jan. 20.

The weather service advises residents to obey all road closure signs and don't attempt to drive through flooded areas.