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Flooding strikes parts of Dane County

Published On: May 27 2014 06:42:08 PM CDT
Updated On: May 28 2014 07:42:14 AM CDT

Viewer video from James Tye shows rain flooding in the area of East Dayton and North Blair in Madison on Tuesday.

MONONA, Wis. -

Some roads were closed during heavy rains in Dane County Tuesday evening.

Rain totals varied across Dane County. Some storms were producing as much as 1-2 inches of rain in an hour, according to the News 3 Weather Center. Areas with the most rain included parts of Madison, southwestern Rock County and southeastern Green County which got more than 3 inches of rain.

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The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning that ended at 8:45 p.m.

Monona police had closed the 5600 block of Winnequah Road briefly Tuesday due to flooding. Other roads the police department was watching for deep water included Broadway, Interlake, Falcon, Winnequah and Maywood.

Madison police said Park Street and Wingra Drive had standing water as of 7 p.m. Police did not have any specific road closures in Madison.

The National Weather Service warns that most flooding deaths happen in vehicles.

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