July 11, 2019
Torrential rain fell across the majority of eastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, leaving plenty of roadways and communities flooded.
The National Weather Service reported that up to six inches of rain had fallen in Southeastern Pennsylvania as of 4:45 p.m., and flash flooding was occurring in the area.
According to the National Weather Service, a number of water rescues were reported in Berks County and Montgomery County:
***Flash Flood Emergency*** for southeastern Berks and northwestern Montgomery Counties. This is an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation! Do not attempt to travel in those areas! Serious flash flooding is ongoing with a number of water rescues reported! #PAwx— NWS Mount Holly (@NWS_MountHolly) July 11, 2019
Here's a sampling of the flooding southeastern Pennsylvania saw, with more on its way:
Widespread flash flooding is still occurring in parts of southeastern Berks, northwestern Montgomery, and northern Chester Counties. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS! https://t.co/WWle2iMKbE— NWS Mount Holly (@NWS_MountHolly) July 11, 2019
State Route 562-Douglassville, PA. pic.twitter.com/9OVv0NYt6v— Amy Levengood (@Widowbird17) July 11, 2019
MAJOR flooding, 422 westbound after black jax in Douglassville. pic.twitter.com/Y18P17UV4H— 422 SUCKS (@422Sux) July 11, 2019
This is a developing story, and will be updated as more information becomes available.