Storm Sandy updates for Northeast Philly

As of 11 a.m., north­bound out­er lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard at Wood­ward Av­en­ue are blocked by a fallen tree. Po­lice are on the scene.

Rhawn Street is closed both ways between Cresco and Winchester. Row­land Av­en­ue is closed between Ry­an and Rhawn Street. Both road clos­ings ae due to downed trees and power lines.

The traffic light at Grant and Academy av­en­ues is out. Grant Av­en­ue is blocked in both dir­ec­tions and traffic must turn onto Academy.

The boulevard’s south­bound out­er lanes at Faunce are still closed.

The wa­ter level at the Poquess­ing Creek near Grant Av­en­ue right now is about two feet lower than it was yes­ter­day af­ter­noon.

Read­ers who have pho­tos of flood or tree dam­age, please email them to pro­ Put Sandy in the sub­ject line. If you want to re­port a prob­lem or tell us about a news story re­lated to the weath­er, call 215-354-3025.

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