Heavy downpours lead to flooding

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More than 2 inches reported Thursday; rain still in forecast

By Jesef Williams

Imagine coming home to find your basement look more like a swimming pool.
This was the case for Lancaster resident Karen Ormand when she got back to her West Barr Street house just after 6 p.m. Thursday, July 11.
The heavy rainfall that day did a number on her basement, which is on the higher end of a slope. Because the ground outside couldn’t absorb all the precipitation, the water found its way indoors.
The site was unwelcoming.

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