All of the rain has roads flooded everywhere Tuesday night.
The storms rolled in Tuesday afternoon.
with that the water rose in streets and yards in
Tuesday night residents are bracing for the worst as the weather continues.
doesn't take a long drive to see that water is everywhere on
car actually stalled out trying to pass over south second near downtown
Johnson was sleeping in her
It even flooded her car.
"I came here at one o'clock, it was not like this it was sprinkling and to come out at five o’clock and see this yeah that's amazing to. Everyone that's been passing through here has been having trouble getting through this rain, said Johnson.
Johnson says she got her car out but she worries as the storms continue to roll in.
"Well we have sandbags already ready. We've had them ever since Gustav because that's the last time I’ve seen the rain happen like this," said Johnson.
That's just a drop in the bucket.
water is kind of high in the backyard. I had to dig a trench to get it flowing,
but its going pretty good now," said
Clarence Bradford says residents are pulling together to clean out drains.
neighbor came in and got the ball and all, but it would be a help if people
would not throw stuff in the ditches. Put it on the side of the street, the
city will pick it up and we won't have this problem," said
Public works are working around the clock to prevent anything like that from happening again.
on their job. They’re here and the pumps are running, everybody is just trying
to pull together," said
Residents are just holding their breath hoping for drier times and the rain to stop soon.
"If it floods, I’ll get in my Winnebago and go somewhere else. I'm just glad to be here and everybody is pitching in to help."
night, the City of
That means that - Rochelle and Stubbs are still down one pump at each station.
But public works is out Wednesday night, clearing clogged drains and hoping for the best.