Flood, thunderstorm watches issued for York County Monday

York County is under a flash flood watch and severe thunderstorm watch Monday afternoon.

The flash flood watch went into effect at 2 p.m. Monday, July 22, and will continue until 2 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, according to the National Weather Service.

The severe thunderstorm watch went into effect at 2:15 p.m. and will go until 10 p.m.

The weather service said multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rain are likely Monday afternoon.

Intense localized rainfall could produce 2 to 4 inches of rainfall in a sort time, which could lead to flash flooding, according to the weather service.

Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin and Lancaster counties are included in the flood watch as well.

Trinity Road near the West Manchester and North Codorus Township border was closed as the South Branch of the Codorus Creek began rising over the roadway Friday, March 22, 2019. Several roads in York County were closed due to flooding Friday. Bill Kalina photo