Flood waters continue to recede at this hour as today’s dry, sunny weather has helped the area begin to recover from yesterday’s devastating floods. Many of our area waterways charted Top 5 historic flood levels, and beat the numbers from our last major flooding disaster, Hurricane Irene in 2011.
Mayor Nutter cautioned people — particularly parents — not to let their guard down.
On Route 29 in Collegeville, near the Perkiomen Creek, crews were cleaning out a Monro Muffler and Brake shop which got about a foot and a half of water inside the building.
Lumberton Township, in Burlington County, usually gets hit hard when flooding rains come calling, since it sits right on the banks of the Rancocas Creek.
A man desperately clung on to the roof of his car, as rescue crews worked to help him in the West Branch of Brandywine Creek Thursday morning.
Heavy rain continued into the overnight hours raising water levels on already swollen creeks, streams, and rivers.
Two passengers and a bus drivers were rescued in Manayunk after a SEPTA bus got stunk in some flood waters.
Farther northwest near Perkiomen Creek, road closure signs dotted Skippack Pike.
The heavy rain that has been slamming our region has caused some flooding and traffic delays in the area.
The creek runs right behind several homes. Will Levasseur has been keeping a close eye on the rising water levels.
The Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning.
The rain has been falling heavily all day, with many areas checking in with over two inches of rain.
Three drivers had to be rescued after getting stuck in flood waters on a notoriously flood-prone road in South Jersey.
The storm’s fierce winds left a mark in some parts of the region Tuesday, knocking down trees and power lines.
Warm air made a spring-like grand entrance back into the area today with a band of heavy rain and thunderstorms.