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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Downpour Causes Heavy Flooding, Downed Wires; Numerous Vehicles Stuck

PHOTOS & VIDEO [UPDATED] The heavy downpour this morning is causing heavy flooding on numerous streets around town. There are also reports of downed wires.

Numerous motorists attempting to drive through deep waters, have gotten stuck. Some waters are nearly 2 feet deep.

Police and Chaveirim are urging motorists to use extreme caution when driving during such storms.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch, which is in effect until late tonight.

UPDATE: The Lakewood Police Department is urging motorists not to attempt to drive through deep water. Also reduce speed and use headlights and flashers.

Chaveirim has received about 40 calls in a 30 minute span, Chaveirim says. Many were for vehicles stuck in water, and heavy flooding in homes and schools.

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