Areas along Plank Road and Gravel Pike in Perkiomen Township were closed on Thursday due to Perkiomen Creek flooding.
Readers posted photos, which are available attached to this article.
The National Weather Service (NWS) issued flood warnings for the Perkiomen Creek at Graterford and the East Branch of the Perkiomen Creek at Schwenksville.
According to the NWS, the Perkiomen Creek at Graterford is currently at 12.49 feet, above flood stage. The forecast crest is near 13 feet by 1 p.m., considered a moderate flood stage. At 13 feet, there is a risk of the sewage treatment plant in Schwenksville flooding.
The East Branch of the Perkiomen Creek is currently at 8.6 feet, a moderate flood stage. Ten feet is considered a major flood stage. A flood warning is in effect for this stream until 2 p.m.
According to Patch readers, there are road closures in the Graterford area due to the flooding.