Bald Eagle Creek water levels are high after rainfall Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at the Milesburg Bridge.
Creek and stream levels swelled Friday as south-central Centre County received nearly 4 inches of rain, on top of what had accumulated over the past two weeks.
The State College, Bellefonte and Milesburg areas were under a flood warning until 3:45 p.m., and the county as a whole was under a flash flood/flood watch until 10 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. A small stream flood advisory was also in effect until 6:46 p.m.
The Centre Daily Times reached out to readers over social media to send in their photos and videos of the flooding, and they responded.
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The National Weather Service said about four inches of rain fell overnight as multiple local creeks spilled into roadways. Crews worked to close streets as traffic slowed to cross the water-covered throughways.
Pennsylvania Congressman Fred Keller visited State College for a tour of its transportation programs and projects. Touring Avail Technologies, CATA and Penn State facilities, Keller is working to better understand infrastructure and initiatives to improve local services.