York County under flash flood watch today

Harper Ho
York Dispatch

York County will be under a flash flood watch beginning Thursday afternoon and continuing through Friday.

Heavy rain is expected into Thursday night with rainfall totals of 2-to-4 inches and higher amounts possible locally, the National Weather Service said. The watch includes Dauphin, Lancaster and Lebanon counties.

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A vehicle maneuvers through a flooded roadway on North Belmont Street as rains from remnants of former Hurricane Ida soaked the region Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Several roads were closed due to flooding during the day. Bill Kalina photo

Flash flooding is possible especially in urban areas and along small streams and creeks, NWS said. Motorists should be alert and never try to cross standing water on roadways.

Thursday's forecast is heavy rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Wednesday's weather is showers with a high near 78.