Orange County

Back to normal after early morning storms flood streets in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The road has cleared of floodwater, after some drivers in Central Florida were dealing with flooded streets early Friday.


Channel 9 saw major flooding at the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail and Princeton Street in Orlando.

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One driver, Brandon Campos, said that water levels were high, he had to push his car off the street.

“I got out my car and I pushed it through,” he said. “I think it is hydro locked It’d be nice if the city wrote me a check. “

Data shows parts of Orange County received nearly 5 inches of rain over a few hours.

Photos: Early morning storms flood streets in Orange County

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A storm drain in the area made local flooding worse.

Once the Hubbard construction crew unclogged the storm drain at around 8 a.m., the water was gone in about 15 minutes.

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