UPDATE: Flood warning for Valley; power outages, road closures continue

UNDATED – All of the Valley is now under a Flood Warning, as stormy weather continues moving through the area. The National Weather Service says a flood warning is in affect for Snyder and Union counties until 8:15 p.m. Thursday and Northumberland and Montour counties until 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service says between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain has already fallen and an additional inch to 1.5 inches is likely for the rest of the day.

Hundreds continue to be without power across the Valley and two roads remain closed.

According to PPL’s outage map, there are 567 outages in Northumberland County, 107 in Snyder, and 20 in Union County. Restoration times are estimated prior to 7:30 p.m.

PennDOT says Route 45 in Hartley Township, Union County is closed in both directions just west of Bear Run Road, due to a utility pole and wires on the roadway. The following detours are in place:

  • Eastbound traffic will use: Route 445, Route 192, Route 3007, to Route 45 in Mifflinburg, Union County.
  • Westbound traffic will use:  Route 235 south, 522 south, 322 west

The road is expected to be closed for several hours.

In Northumberland County, Paradise Road is closed in both directions by Turbotville Road, due to a downed tree in wires.


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