DRAMATIC IMAGES: Flood Scenes

More than 5 inches of rain has poured down from the skies causing flooding and road closures.

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Flood waters from the Schuylkill River partially submerge vehicle Thursday, May 1, 2014, Philadelphia. During a nine-hour period that ended early Thursday, Chester County got 6.6 inches of rain, Delaware and Montgomery counties got 5½ inches or more and Philadelphia almost 5 inches, the National Weather Service reported. Emergency officials said flooding was reported along the Schuylkill and Brandywine rivers as well as smaller streams and creeks.
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A car is wedged vertically up against a bridge crossing the Darby Creek at Chester Pike and Springfield Road in Darby, Pa.
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May 1, 2014: A SEPTA bus remains under water in Manayunk. Passengers and the driver had to be rescued from the roof, the night before.
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People gather to view the flood waters from the Schuylkill River along Main Street, Thursday, May 1, 2014, in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia. During a nine-hour period that ended early Thursday, Chester County got 6.6 inches of rain, Delaware and Montgomery counties got 5½ inches or more and Philadelphia almost 5 inches, the National Weather Service reported.
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Flood waters from the Schuylkill River partially submerge vehicle in a garage Thursday, May 1, 2014, Philadelphia. During a nine-hour period that ended early Thursday, Chester County got 6.6 inches of rain, Delaware and Montgomery counties got 5½ inches or more and Philadelphia almost 5 inches, the National Weather Service reported. Emergency officials said flooding was reported along the Schuylkill and Brandywine rivers as well as smaller streams and creeks.
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A pedestrian walks with little protection from his collapsed umbrella during a rainstorm, Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Philadelphia. The area can expect widespread showers with possible thunderstorms with a flood watch in effect through Thursday morning.
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Marine unit police officer Robert Jonah walks through flood waters from the Schuylkill River on Main Street, Thursday, May 1, 2014, in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia. Heavy rains sent rivers and streams over their banks, flooding low-lying areas in Philadelphia and surrounding counties and forcing the evacuation of several apartment complexes and many rescues.
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Cars are submerged from Schuylkill River's flood waters along Main Street, Thursday, May 1, 2014, in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia.
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Cars pass through a partially flooded section of Kelly Drive during a rainstorm Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Philadelphia.
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A man walks across a flooded section of the Cobbs Creek Parkway as a tow truck worker tries to free a swamped car, Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Philadelphia.
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A pedestrian walks through a rainstorm Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Philadelphia.
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Flood waters from the Schuylkill River partially submerge vehicle Thursday, May 1, 2014, Philadelphia.
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Pedestrians walk with little protection from their collapsed umbrella during a rainstorm, Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Philadelphia.
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This minivan was stranded on Kelly Drive near Midvale Avenue in East Falls after the Schuylkill River broke its banks.
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It's raining. It's pouring. And these three guys have found a way to make it fun.
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Backhoes carry people through flooded streets in Downingtown, Chester County, Pa. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
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Deep water under the overpass at the SEPTA and Amtrak station along Station Avenue in Bensalem, Bucks County, Pa.
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Tractor trailer submerged up to the grill at the SEPTA station along Station Avenue in Bensalem, Bucks County, Pa.
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A man wades through flood waters at the SEPTA station along Station Avenue in Bensalem, Pa.
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A car is completely flooded out in Downingtown, Chester County.
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Car had to be towed by backhoe after getting stuck in flood waters in Downingtown, Chester County.
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Flooding mess in Downingtown, Route 30 at Route 322.
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More than 3 inches of rain has poured down from the skies causing flooding and road closures.
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NBC10 First Alert Weather Chief Meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz said the system is expected to continue delivering wet weather until Thursday afternoon. Pictured is Kelly Drive.
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45 W. Lancaster Avenue in Downingtown.
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Flooding on 76 eastbound towards Center City.
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Second water rescue in a year at this intersection.
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Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz briefs the newsroom on flood risks.
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Horsham Witmer Road
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Sanatoga Creek in Montgomery Counyy has flooded and become Sanatoga River
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Mill Creek Mill Creek Road, Rushland - Bucks County
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flooded it's so flooded
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Flooding in Audubon, Pa
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Bensalem
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Pretty serious flooding on Swedesford Rd in Exton, Chester County.
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Little Elk little elk creek in oxford flooded and Oxford rd closed due to flooding
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Come on mother nature
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Creek in Folsom, Pa. along Route 420
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Creek in Folsom, Pa. along Route 420
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Creek Road in Brookhaven, Pa.
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Kerr Park in Downingtown Completely flooded from today's rains..
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@NBCPhiladelphia @HurricaneNBC10 Byberry Creek near Woodhaven Rd. Never seen it this high before! ht @NBCPhiladelphia @HurricaneNBC10 Byberry Creek near Woodhaven Rd. Never seen it this high before! http://t.co/BfmpARAQT6
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Pennsauken Creek Flooding of pennsauken creek 4/30/14. 6+ feet above bank
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@NBCPhiladelphia station avenue in Bensalem, septa and Amtrak underpass http://t.co/HKlj7V9g0R @NBCPhiladelphia station avenue in Bensalem, septa and Amtrak underpass http://t.co/HKlj7V9g0R
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@NBCPhiladelphia backyard #Flourtown http://t.co/icj6F5F0Ns @NBCPhiladelphia backyard #Flourtown http://t.co/icj6F5F0Ns
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@NBCPhiladelphia Strasburg Road in West Chester, PA http://t.co/4W7rdm2Fnx @NBCPhiladelphia Strasburg Road in West Chester, PA http://t.co/4W7rdm2Fnx
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Flooding Gropp Lake Hamilton Township, Mercer County Flooded over the fishing docks
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Flooding at Kelly Dr and Ferry Rd. Just took this pic @NBCPhiladelphia http://t.co/bRoQf7dw83 Flooding at Kelly Dr and Ferry Rd. Just took this pic @NBCPhiladelphia http://t.co/bRoQf7dw83
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Kelly drive shut down @NBCPhiladelphia flooding @DeniseNakanoTV #team10 http://t.co/JczGkALbB2 Kelly drive shut down @NBCPhiladelphia flooding @DeniseNakanoTV #team10 http://t.co/JczGkALbB2
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@NBCPhiladelphia @6abc @FOX29philly Downingtown PA, 6:00pm. That's a baseball field fence!! Wow!! ht @NBCPhiladelphia @6abc @FOX29philly Downingtown PA, 6:00pm. That's a baseball field fence!! Wow!! http://t.co/HwQtaWE0fq
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#phillyweather @NBCPhiladelphia http://t.co/NcrAl2asjx #phillyweather @NBCPhiladelphia http://t.co/NcrAl2asjx
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Dreshertown Rd in Upper Dublin @NBCPhiladelphia http://t.co/Rm93yYg9Wx Dreshertown Rd in Upper Dublin @NBCPhiladelphia http://t.co/Rm93yYg9Wx
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Here's the unfiltered downpour from this evening @NBCPhiladelphia #phillyweather http://t.co/Ogv9xTC Here's the unfiltered downpour from this evening @NBCPhiladelphia #phillyweather http://t.co/Ogv9xTCbUR
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Downingtown PA Central Downingtown near the train station.
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Flooding in Downingtown @NBCPhiladelphia http://t.co/tFhF2GGmMc Flooding in Downingtown @NBCPhiladelphia http://t.co/tFhF2GGmMc
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