High winds and heavy rain cause flooding and damage in Susquehanna Valley

Strong winds and heavy rain caused some flooding and damage Monday in the Susquehanna Valley.Tree falls onto vehicle, trapping driverA tree fell onto a vehicle in Lancaster County, trapping the driver.The tree toppled over around 8:30 a.m. on School House Road in Lancaster Township.”It fell quick. A crack and then a couple seconds later it was on the hood of my car,” said Stan Caterbone. “A guy who has a tree business was here, and he took his chainsaw and cut the tree up so I could get out of the car.”Caterbone wasn’t injured. Fallen tree damages home, carsA maple tree that fell Monday morning in Lancaster County damaged a home and a car along Marietta Avenue in West Hempfield Township. Three families live in the home, which had damage to the back roof. No one inside was hurt.The tree also landed on two cars. One of the vehicles had roof damage and a smashed windshield.Utility poles knocked down in New HollandThe wind also brought down two utility poles in New Holland.The poles fell near Brimmer Avenue and Valley View Drive.Part of Brimmer Avenue was closed. ‘It was like a monsoon’A stream near the Quail Valley Golf Course in Littlestown, Adams County, was overflowing after another round of severe weather moved through through the area Monday afternoon.Residents said the downpour was intense.“It was like a monsoon, really. I mean, it poured. You could not see out the windows. It came up from behind the house. You could see the storm coming. It was pretty nasty,” said Debbie Buckman, of Germany Township.

Strong winds and heavy rain caused some flooding and damage Monday in the Susquehanna Valley.

Tree falls onto vehicle, trapping driver

A tree fell onto a vehicle in Lancaster County, trapping the driver.

The tree toppled over around 8:30 a.m. on School House Road in Lancaster Township.

“It fell quick. A crack and then a couple seconds later it was on the hood of my car,” said Stan Caterbone. “A guy who has a tree business was here, and he took his chainsaw and cut the tree up so I could get out of the car.”

Caterbone wasn’t injured.

A woman was rescued from her vehicle when she became stranded in high water in Warwick Township, Lancaster County.

A woman was rescued from her vehicle when she became stranded in high water on Cocalico Road in Warwick Township, Lancaster County.

Fallen tree damages home, cars

A maple tree that fell Monday morning in Lancaster County damaged a home and a car along Marietta Avenue in West Hempfield Township.

Three families live in the home, which had damage to the back roof. No one inside was hurt.

The tree also landed on two cars. One of the vehicles had roof damage and a smashed windshield.

Utility poles knocked down in New Holland

The wind also brought down two utility poles in New Holland.

The poles fell near Brimmer Avenue and Valley View Drive.

Part of Brimmer Avenue was closed.

winds knock down utility poles in New Holland

Strong winds knocked down two utility poles in New Holland, Lancaster County.

‘It was like a monsoon’

A stream near the Quail Valley Golf Course in Littlestown, Adams County, was overflowing after another round of severe weather moved through through the area Monday afternoon.

Residents said the downpour was intense.

“It was like a monsoon, really. I mean, it poured. You could not see out the windows. It came up from behind the house. You could see the storm coming. It was pretty nasty,” said Debbie Buckman, of Germany Township.

downed lines in Hanover, York County

Utility crews worked on downed lines on Frederick Street in Hanover, York County.

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