Multiple states of emergency have been declared across the east coast in response to the levels of flash flooding over the course of the last week. Pennsylvania and New Jersey in particular are under advisory for severe weather conditions through Wednesday evening.
Several counties in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey have been declared to be under a state of emergency.
Here’s what you need to know about the counties under a weather advisory, as well as the weather forecast for the coming week.
Pennsylvania Counties Under a Flood Advisory, August 15
As of August 15, here is the list of ares currently subject to minor or moderate flooding:
- Susquehanna River at Danville
- Susquehanna River at Bloomville
- Susquehanna River at Wilkes-Barre
- Tunkhannock Creek at Tunkhannock
- Susquehanna River at Meshoppen
- Susquehanna River at Towanda
- Susquanna River near Waverly (New York border)
New Jersey Counties Under a Flood Advisory, August 15
A flood warning continues for three counties in New Jersey, with the flood stage currently as high as 19 feet in some areas. Here are the counties currently under advisory:
Footage of Flooding Along the East Coast Over the Last Week
More than 20 million people across the east coast have been threatened by heavy rain, flash flooding, and other dangerous weather in the last week.
Though the rain has been forecasted to relent for the next several days, many areas of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York have been subject to damage and evacuation, with reports of floating cars, buckling roads, and evacuations by boat.