HARRISBURG—Residents in the Shipoke neighborhood in the City of Harrisburg will be ordered to evacuate this morning, awaiting exact time from the City of Harrisburg. Flood Prone Areas include any community near streams, tributaries, low lying areas and areas within limited storm water management. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), total rain fall is 7.71" from midnight September 6th through midnight September 7th; which is a record amount recorded in 24 hour period Swatara Creek at Hershey is currently at 20.59ft (flood stage is 7.0ft) expected to crest at 24.5ft at 2:00PM today (9/8/11). Swatara Creek Middletown expected to crest at 22.4ft (flood stage is 11.0ft), 7:00PM today (9/8/2011) Susquehanna River Harrisburg is currently at 18.92ft (stage at 17.0ft) and expected to crest at 28.5ft, 02:00 AM on Saturday (9/10/2011). One Fatality has been reported -Derry Twp due to a structural Collapse
The American Red Cross has three shelters open in Dauphin County: Able Union Hall, 200 Gibson Blvd., Steelton o The shelter is primarily for those residents from Harrisburg, Steelton, Highspire and Middletown which are/will experience flooding from the Susquehanna. Dauphin County Animal Rescue team (CART) will be available to shelter pets. Hershey Middle School, 500 Homestead Road, Hershey o This location will service primarily Hershey, Grantville, Palmyra and Annville. There are already 50 evacuees at this location. John Harris High School For more information about the shelter, please call (717) 234-3101
Updates on conditions and advisories will be provided as they become available.
Dauphin County Emergency Management is open to support any activated municipal Emergency Operations Center
Numerous road closures throughout Dauphin County have been reported. Below is an updated list of reported road closures.
MUNICIPALITY ROAD / STREET / AVENUE / BOULEVARD / INTERSTATE Derry Twp Bindnagle Rd from Laudermilch to the County Line Derry Twp Rt 39 between Hershey Park Drive north to the township line Derry Twp Rt 322 between Rt 422 and Exit 14 Halifax Twp Camp Hebron Rd between Peters Mt Rd and Taylors School Rd Harrisburg City Maclay from Cameron to 7th Harrisburg City Cameron St North from Herr to Farm Show Harrisburg City Cameron St South Sycamore St City Line Hummelstown W main St at Swatara St Hummelstown Duke St @Hoernerstown Rd Jackson Twp Creek Dr between David Dr and Rutter Rd Jackson Twp Creek Dr between David Dr and Rutter Rd Jackson Twp Mountain House @ The Creek Jackson Twp Dietrich Rd Jackson Twp Enders Rd @Bridge Jackson Twp Millers Church and Rutter Rd Jackson Twp Enders Rd @200 Blk Jackson Twp Powells valley @ Lykens Reservoir Londonderry Twp Swatara Creek Rd from 230 to Schoolhouse Rd Londonderry Twp Engle Rd from 441 to Pecks Londonderry Twp Hoffer Rd Londonderry Twp Red Bridge Rd Londonderry Twp Schoolhouse Rd between Roundtop and Southfield Londonderry Twp Snavley Rd Londonderry Twp Roundtop Rd @ Colebrook Rd Londonderry Twp Hertzler Rd between Route 230 and Deodate Londonderry Twp Roslyn Rd Londonderry Twp Hoffer Rd Londonderry Twp Gingrich Rd Londonderry Twp Zion Rd Londonderry Twp Engle Rd Londonderry Twp Hillsdale between Geyers Church and Locust Grove Londonderry Twp Rt 230 between Middletown boro and 341 Lower Paxton Twp N Nyes Rd area around M St Lower Paxton Twp 5900 Blk Blue Mountain Parkway Lower Paxton Twp George/Compton Lower Paxton Twp N mountain Rd @ Larue St Lower Paxton Twp N Mountain Rd @ Bluestone Lower Paxton Twp 6200 & 6300 Blks Parkway East Lower Paxton Twp Linglestown rd between Margaret Rd & PikeTown Lower Swatara Twp ALL MAJOR ROADS 230/441/ Creen over N union St bridge Lower Swatara Twp Airport Connector Lower Swatara Twp Lumber St Lower Swatara Twp N Union St at Fiddlers Elbow Rd Lower Swatara Twp Richardson Rd at Laurel Run Lower Swatara Twp Swatara Park Rd Lower Swatara Twp Lake Dr Lower Swatara Twp Gate Dr Lower Swatara Twp Wayne Av Lower Swatara Twp Bradford Av Lower Swatara Twp Tioga Av Lower Swatara Twp Locust Av Lykens Borough Edward Street at Rattling Creek Lykens Borough North St at Spruce St Lykens Borough Market St at Wiconisco Creek bridge Lykens Borough Rt 209 at Wiconisco Creek Lykens Twp Luxemburg rd between Rt 225 and N Crossroads Rd Lykens Twp Arch St at Wiconisco Creek bridge Lykens Twp Hanna St at Chestnut St Lykens Twp Alley north of 600-BLK North St Lykens Twp Division St north of North St Lykens Twp Arlington St between North and N 2nd St Lykens Twp All of Glen Park roads Middle Paxton Twp 2400 and 2800 Blk of Fishing Creek Valley Rd Middle Paxton Twp Frog Hollow Rd one lane only Middletown Rt 230 Millersburg Keystone St Millersburg Myo Park Rd Millersburg Rt 147/Front Street - land slide Paxtang S Paxtang Av (City Park Dr) Railroad underpass Penbrook 28th st/Parkway Blvd South Hanover Twp Stonemill Rd between Hoernerstown/Overview Dr South Hanover Twp Hanover st between Hersheypark Dr/W Canal Sy Susquehanna Twp Paxton Church / Innoff Rd Susquehanna Twp Paxton Church Rd from Reichert to Appletree Swatara Twp City Park Dr RR Underpass Swatara Twp Derry St/Lawnford Way Swatara Twp 3700-BLK Derry St also 4500-5600 Derry St Swatara Twp East Park Dr Swatara Twp Milroy Rd under RR pass Swatara Twp Bonnymeade Av between Montour and Rutherford Swatara Twp 3700-BLK Brisbane St Swatara Twp Francis L Cadden Parkway Swatara Twp Chambers St between Hemlock and Essex Swatara Twp 80th St between N Union and Fiddler Elbow Swatara Twp Pleasant View between Kensi Ct and Joyce Swatara Twp 19th St between Agnes and Gibson Swatara Twp Grayson Rd @ Feeser Foods Swatara Twp 7100 Blk Grayson Rd Swatara Twp 322 EB (Paxton St) between Penhar and Middletown/Hummelstown Exits Upper Paxton Twp Goodling Rd Upper Paxton Twp Isle of Q Rd Upper Paxton Twp Kiwanis Club Rd Upper Paxton Twp Roadcap Rd Upper Paxton Twp Snyder Mill Rd Washington Twp Fisher rd from Rt 209 to Matter Washington Twp Matter for Crossroads Rd to Hanger Rd Washington Twp Feidt Rd closed 1/2 mile north of Suffolk dr Washington Twp Shaffer Rd Washington Twp Wolfe Rd / Mill Rd / Henninger Rd Intersection Wayne Twp Dimpsey Rd Wayne Twp Dimpsey Rd Wayne Twp Powells valley (Shoop to Mountain House) west Rebber east Shoop Wayne Twp 3300 Blk Back Rd Wayne Twp Waynesoro Bridge Wayne Twp Union Church West Hanover Twp Piketown Rd From Central Dauphin H.S. to Blue Ridge West Hanover Twp Piketown from Linglestown Rd (Rt 39) North up the mountain West Hanover Twp Manor Dr (portions) West Hanover Twp Sarhelm Rd (portions) West Hanover Twp Jonestown Rd (Portions) West Hanover Twp N Fairville from Linglestown north up the mountain