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Flood advisory issued for parts of York County after severe thunderstorm

A storm passes over Cotton Hill Farm Tuesday afternoon in Lowrys.
A storm passes over Cotton Hill Farm Tuesday afternoon in Lowrys. submitted by Joe Barkley

A flood advisory has been issued for parts of York County following a widespread storm.

The National Weather Service issued the urban and small stream flood advisory for poor drain areas until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. This follows a severe thunderstorm warning that expired just before 2 p.m.

Additionally, a strong thunderstorm will impact central and eastern York County until 3 p.m. with the possibility of pea-sized hail and wind gusts up to 35 mph, according to an NWS alert.

At 1:37 p.m., Doppler Radar indicated a series of thunderstorms producing torrential rainfall across southwest York County. Radar indicated rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour.

Additional heavy rainfall will affect locations from Bullock Creek to Sharon to York.

Report flooding to 800-267-8101 or tweet using the hashtag #NWSGSP.

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