The Schuylkill River at Pottstown is above flood stage and rising fast. Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services just raised their predicted crest to 20.5 feet or 8 feet about flood stage. Major flood stage is 22 feet and above.
This afternoon’s major thunderstorm made the river rise almost two feet with in a matter of hours. The crest is predicted to occur September 8th at 8 pm.
We will continue to update as things unfold. Stay safe out there!