Berks County under Flood Watch Sunday, 2-3 inches of rainfall predicted

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Berks County beginning Sunday, December 10 at 1:00pm through Monday, December 11 at 4:00pm. Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

Sunday brings rain and potential thunderstorms after 1 pm, with heavy rainfall, a high near 61, and breezy conditions. Sunday night continues with rain, possible thunderstorms, and a low around 37. Monday has a slight chance of rain before 1 pm, turning mostly sunny with a high near 43 and breezy conditions.

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Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.

A cold front is expected to bring 2 to 3 inches of rainfall to the region with locally higher amounts possible.

Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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