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FRANKLIN COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory as a result of a storm that is supposed to bring torrential rain to some parts of the county tonight.

NWS said Doppler radar indicated heavy rain as a result of thunderstorms until almost midnight tonight. That could trigger minor flooding, according to the NWS meteorologist.

Between one and two inches of rain has already fallen, and additional storms are still expected throughout the evening.

Flooding could occur in Chambersburg, Fayetteville Scotland, a well as on the western side of the county in places such as St. Thomas, Fort Loudon, and Fannettsburg.

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NWS warns motorists to avoid driving through water-covered roads, especially at night when visibility is limited.

In addition to rain, wind gusts of up to 50 miles an hour are possible, according to the advisory.

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