Tropical Storm Isaias Causes Flooding and Power Outages in Berks

Tropical Storm Isaias moved into Berks County Tuesday afternoon dumping almost 5 inches of rain in Boyertown. The heavy rain and winds caused creeks to over flow and trees to fall in Muhlenberg, Fleetwood, Kutztown, and in many other areas.

Emergency crews rushed to answer the hundreds of calls Tuesday, including multiple water rescues, pump assignments, and attending to downed trees.

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Heavy rain causes Kutztown Road to flood

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Heavy Rain from Tropical Storm Isaias causes Kutztown Road to flood near Bernhart Ave in Muhlenberg Township.

Water Rescue Teams Called to Amity Ave in Amity Township

12 people were rescued by boat near Amity Avenue in Amity Township after flood waters spilled into the small neighborhood.

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High water rushes Down Elizabeth Ave in Alsace Township

Heavy Rain from Tropical Storm Isaias causes Elizabeth Avenue to flood this afternoon near Cherry Street in Alsace Township.

Flash flooding on Kutztown Road in Temple

Flash flooding due to Tropical Storm Isaias left many motorists traveling through rising water near Kutztown Road in Temple this afternoon.

Bieber Creek floods in Rockland Township

Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Isaias caused Bieber Creek to over spill onto Forgedale Road today in Rockland Township.

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