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But the flooding continued with the Lehigh and Delaware rivers and other waterways still above flood stage, and the task of surveying damage and cleaning up had just begun. The Lehigh Valley received a range of rain totals, from as low as 3 inches to nearly 8 inches in Quakertown.Which parts of Pennsylvania were hardest hit by the flood?
The Philadelphia region appeared to be hardest hit. Catastrophic flooding was occurring along the Schuylkill River in Montgomery County and Philadelphia, where the Vine Street Expressway was submerged. There were 500 water rescues Wednesday night in Montgomery County alone, PEMA Director Randy Padfield said.Were Allentown Police ready for flood waters?
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - It seemed Allentown police were ready for flood waters Wednesday. They closed roads before waters got too high so people couldn't even try to drive through them.How high was the flood in Bethlehem PA?
Voluntary evacuations were carried out in Northampton and Walnutport, where the river crested at just above 13 feet, which is moderate flood stage. In Bethlehem, the river crested at 19.3 feet, just shy of moderate flood stage. Adams Island in Allentown was completely flooded Thursday morning, inaccessible by road.