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Milesburg resident Sheila Stever describes the flooding she discovered in her daughter's house Friday morning.
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Milesburg resident Sheila Stever describes the flooding she discovered in her daughter's house Friday morning.

Several local school districts have had to respond to, and even provide relief to some people, due to overnight flooding in Centre County.

Bald Eagle Area School District’s high school is being used as a shelter by the American Red Cross for those displaced by flooding. The school district issued a two-hour delay for the school day at about 5:30 a.m., but decided to close due to still flooded roads throughout the area.

BEA football game at Jersey Shore has been postponed to Monday at 6 p.m, athletic director Doug Dyke said in an email.

Dyke said the school district didn't want people worried about the game with "bigger issues to be dealt with."

Keystone Central School District will run on a two-hour delay.

Bellefonte Area School District has a scheduled professional learning day, meaning students are off. The school district postponed its football game to 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Centre County commissioners Mike Pipe, Mark Higgins and Steve Dershem declared a disaster emergency due to the flooding.

Milesburg resident Sheila Stever describes the flooding she discovered in her daughter's house Friday morning.

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