This morning Charles, Jackson and I headed out to check out the damage from Hurricane Irene in Philadelphia.
We were all sporting our rain coats – even Jackson was rocking his!
We were first greeted with massive flooding along Kelly Drive.
Sadly, I believe this will get worse as the day goes on and the rain comes down from upstream.
Jackson was quite concerned with the conditions.
Some poor cars didn’t make it out in time.
Jackson braved the Schuylkill waters which had washed up close to Ridge Avenue.
What an adventurous little pup!
I run along Kelly Drive everyday, its really crazy to see it like this!
We crossed over Falls Bridge to check out the roaring waters.
And then headed out towards Wissahickon to see the waters flowing a few blocks down.
It was still pretty windy this morning. You could feel the storm in the air.
Wissahickon Creek was out of control. The waters were really rough.
I expect this to get worse as the day goes on as well.
People were watching the water show. It was very powerful.
After checking out Wissahickon we headed back towards Kelly Drive and found that the water levels had risen again in the 20 minutes we were gone.
The water levels by this red car had clearly risen!
Man down for these car owners.
It was quite a sight to see the River this high and rushing by this fiercely.
Hopefully this will clear in the next day or two so I can run down Kelly Drive sooner than later!
At least we never lost power!