PHOTOS: A thunderstorm passing through the County has caused severe flooding around town. Several homes and utilitiy poles have been struck by lightning as well, causing brush fires, officials say.
One home that was struck by lighting resulted in flames in the wall. The fire was brought under control shortly thereafter. Utility poles on Prospect and Hudson were reportedly struck by lightning as well.
Traffic lights in several areas in town are out – use caution at intersections.
Chaveirim is urging motorists to stay off the flooded roads. Dozens of vehicles have become stranded in the deep waters. Vehicles can become severely damaged by driving through deep water.
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