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Localized Flooding in Parts of Region

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    The weather is going to be warm and humid, but thunder storms are in the forecast for the week as temperatures stay high. NBC10 First Alert Weather Meteorologist Sheena Parveen has the details. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015)

    Scattered showers hit parts of the area Wednesday causing localized flooding. 

    A flash flood warning was in effect for central Bucks County, southeastern Montgomery County and Northwest Philadelphia 

    The rain disrupted SEPTA train service. Service was suspended between the Willow Grove and Warminster stations on the Warminster Line due to downed wires. CHECK HERE for alternate service suggestions. 

    There were reports of lightning during a storm over North Philadelphia. Witnesses saw lightning strike a pole at the intersection of Whitaker and Wyoming avenues causing some power outages in the area. 

    Rain also caused flooding in South Jersey including Manchester Township where the water reached as high as two feet in some areas. Two vehicles became stranded in the water in the area of Barcelona Court, Eleanor Road and Ambassador Drive as a result. An ambulance responding to a first aid call also got stuck on Barcelona Drive. 

    More storms are expected to hit the area Thursday with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.