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 periodSwatara 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 / INTERSTATEDerry Twp Bindnagle Rd from Laudermilch to the County LineDerry Twp Rt 39 between Hershey Park Drive north to the township lineDerry Twp Rt 322 between Rt 422 and Exit 14 Halifax Twp Camp Hebron Rd between Peters Mt Rd and Taylors School RdHarrisburg City Maclay from Cameron to 7thHarrisburg City Cameron St North from Herr to Farm ShowHarrisburg City Cameron St South Sycamore St City LineHummelstown W main St at Swatara St Hummelstown Duke St @Hoernerstown Rd Jackson Twp Creek Dr between David Dr and Rutter RdJackson Twp Creek Dr between David Dr and Rutter RdJackson Twp Mountain House @ The CreekJackson 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 ReservoirLondonderry Twp Swatara Creek Rd from 230 to Schoolhouse RdLondonderry Twp Engle Rd from 441 to PecksLondonderry Twp Hoffer RdLondonderry Twp Red Bridge RdLondonderry Twp Schoolhouse Rd between Roundtop and SouthfieldLondonderry Twp Snavley RdLondonderry Twp Roundtop Rd @ Colebrook RdLondonderry Twp Hertzler Rd between Route 230 and DeodateLondonderry Twp Roslyn RdLondonderry Twp Hoffer RdLondonderry Twp Gingrich RdLondonderry Twp Zion RdLondonderry Twp Engle RdLondonderry Twp Hillsdale between Geyers Church and Locust GroveLondonderry Twp Rt 230 between Middletown boro and 341Lower Paxton Twp N Nyes Rd area around M St Lower Paxton Twp 5900 Blk Blue Mountain Parkway Lower Paxton Twp George/ComptonLower Paxton Twp N mountain Rd @ Larue St Lower Paxton Twp N Mountain Rd @ BluestoneLower Paxton Twp 6200 & 6300 Blks Parkway EastLower Paxton Twp Linglestown rd between Margaret Rd & PikeTownLower 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 RdLower Swatara Twp Richardson Rd at Laurel RunLower Swatara Twp Swatara Park RdLower Swatara Twp Lake DrLower Swatara Twp Gate DrLower Swatara Twp Wayne AvLower Swatara Twp Bradford AvLower Swatara Twp Tioga AvLower Swatara Twp Locust AvLykens Borough Edward Street at Rattling CreekLykens Borough North St at Spruce StLykens Borough Market St at Wiconisco Creek bridgeLykens Borough Rt 209 at Wiconisco CreekLykens Twp Luxemburg rd between Rt 225 and N Crossroads Rd Lykens Twp Arch St at Wiconisco Creek bridgeLykens Twp Hanna St at Chestnut StLykens Twp Alley north of 600-BLK North StLykens Twp Division St north of North StLykens Twp Arlington St between North and N 2nd StLykens Twp All of Glen Park roadsMiddle Paxton Twp 2400 and 2800 Blk of Fishing Creek Valley RdMiddle Paxton Twp Frog Hollow Rd one lane onlyMiddletown Rt 230 Millersburg Keystone StMillersburg Myo Park RdMillersburg Rt 147/Front Street - land slidePaxtang S Paxtang Av (City Park Dr) Railroad underpass Penbrook 28th st/Parkway BlvdSouth Hanover Twp Stonemill Rd between Hoernerstown/Overview Dr South Hanover Twp Hanover st between Hersheypark Dr/W Canal Sy Susquehanna Twp Paxton Church / Innoff RdSusquehanna Twp Paxton Church Rd from Reichert to AppletreeSwatara Twp City Park Dr RR Underpass Swatara Twp Derry St/Lawnford WaySwatara Twp 3700-BLK Derry St also 4500-5600 Derry StSwatara Twp East Park DrSwatara Twp Milroy Rd under RR passSwatara Twp Bonnymeade Av between Montour and RutherfordSwatara Twp 3700-BLK Brisbane StSwatara Twp Francis L Cadden ParkwaySwatara Twp Chambers St between Hemlock and EssexSwatara Twp 80th St between N Union and Fiddler ElbowSwatara Twp Pleasant View between Kensi Ct and JoyceSwatara Twp 19th St between Agnes and GibsonSwatara Twp Grayson Rd @ Feeser FoodsSwatara Twp 7100 Blk Grayson RdSwatara Twp 322 EB (Paxton St) between Penhar and Middletown/Hummelstown ExitsUpper Paxton Twp Goodling RdUpper Paxton Twp Isle of Q RdUpper Paxton Twp Kiwanis Club RdUpper Paxton Twp Roadcap RdUpper Paxton Twp Snyder Mill RdWashington 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 drWashington Twp Shaffer RdWashington Twp Wolfe Rd / Mill Rd / Henninger Rd IntersectionWayne Twp Dimpsey RdWayne Twp Dimpsey Rd Wayne Twp Powells valley (Shoop to Mountain House) west Rebber east Shoop Wayne Twp 3300 Blk Back Rd Wayne Twp Waynesoro BridgeWayne Twp Union ChurchWest Hanover Twp Piketown Rd From Central Dauphin H.S. to Blue Ridge West Hanover Twp Piketown from Linglestown Rd (Rt 39) North up the mountainWest 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 mountainCopyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times