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Flash flooding swamps parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are facing another round of rain after they were swamped by a series of storms that the National Weather Service said caused a rare flash flood emergency. Forecasters say the storms dumped 6 to 10 inches of rain in just 3 to 4 hours, swelling the Delaware River in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and Burlington County, New Jersey.

By The Associated Press

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Thousands lose power in the eastern U.S. as severe thunderstorms sweep north

As of 5:00 a.m. in central Pennsylvania Friday, Luzerne County was hit hardest with more than 23,000 outages.
By The Associated Press

Still reeling from 2018 rainfall, Pa. farmers offered emergency USDA loan

“[The rain] started right out of the gate in the spring...and it just never stopped."
By Min Xian/WPSU