Susquehanna River at major flood stage status

According to the National Weather Service the Susquehanna River is already at major flood status in Conowingo .

As of Friday morning the National Weather Service reading indicated the river was at 32.4 feet. That area of the river is considered to be in a major flood status when levels reach 28.5 feet.

The National Weather Service is also reporting that mandatory evacuations are already underway in Port Deposit.

Torrential rains have swelled the Susquehanna River all the through Pennsylvania and into Upstate New York.

President Barack Obama declared states of emergency in Pennsylvania and New York early Friday, clearing the way for federal aid.

At least four deaths in Pennsylvania were at least partially attributed to flooding, while a fifth person was reported missing.

In the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., two people, including a child, died when they were swept away in rain-swollen waters Thursday night, fire officials said.

Anne Arundel County, Md., police were treating a death there as drowning, pending autopsy results, after a man was pulled from flood waters near his home.

Stay with for updates to the flood situation along the Susquehanna River .

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