Rain drenches parts of Harford Sunday

Aegis staff

Many roads were closed in Harford County Sunday evening after torrential downpours caused significant flooding. Some of the heaviest rain fell in the eastern part of the county.

According to the National Weather Service, 3.81 inches of rain fell near Darlington, 3.25 inches in Norrisville and 1.42 inches in Hickory. There were reports of as much as four inches of rain falling in the Aberdeen area.

The NWS also reported vehicles stranded in high water at Route 22 and Paradise Road, Windemere and Pleasantwind drives in Aberdeen and the 500 block of North Philadelphia Boulevard. 

Among the roads closed were Revolution Street between Lewis Lane and South Juniata Street, North Juniata Street at Otsego Street, Superior Street at North Juniata Street and the 800 block of Tydings Road, all in Havre de Grace and Route 40 between Route 22 and Old Post Road and Route 22 between Paradise Road and Hillcrest Drive in Aberdeen.

A flash flood warning was in effect until 3 a.m. Monday, with showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 a.m., according to the National Weather Service and a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2 and 5 a.m., and showers after 5 a.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall with patchy fog after 2 a.m.

New rainfall amounts are between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thunderstorms are also possible after 11 a.m. 

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