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Image of the Week - Ida Rains on Eastern Pennsylvania

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The remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped several inches of rain on eastern Pennsylvania.

These Landsat images show the Schuylkill River west of Philadelphia where muddied waters rose in several communities.

This image from August 26th shows typical river levels in the Phoenixville area.

A USGS stream gauge in Philadelphia exceeded flood stage levels by over 5 feet on September 2nd.

Phoenixville saw heavy flooding with water overtopping Highway 23.

The Pickering Creek Reservoir turned from blue to brown as sediment rushed in.




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