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Heavy rains flood road in West Palm Beach, cause 4 cars to stall

Intersection of Southern Boulevard near Washington Road impacted by flooding
A car was stuck in flood waters at Southern Boulevard and Flagler Drive on March 22, 2024.
Posted at 10:58 PM, Mar 22, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-23 15:25:46-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Heavy rains caused very wet streets Friday night across Palm Beach County.

In a post on X just after 10:30 p.m., police in West Palm Beach said the intersection of Southern Boulevard near Washington Road was flooded, causing four cars to stall.

Officers were at the scene assisting affected drivers.

Drivers are reminded if they encounter flooding to turn around.

Video recorded north of 10th Avenue on D Street in Lake Worth Beach also showed flooded streets.

Lake Worth Beach resident Kelly Rand told WPTV reporter Briana Nespral it was pouring for 30 minutes while driving.

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Lake Worth Beach resident Kelly Rand describes driving condition while driving through water.

"I feel dumb because I know that if you can’t see the bottom, not to drive through it. But I knew there was a speed hump and it wasn’t that deep. And boom, the car shut off."

A flash flood warning for eastern Palm Beach County expired at 12:15 a.m. Saturday.

By Saturday morning, roads were dry.