Orange County

Streets flooded in Winter Park after heavy rain Friday morning

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Several streets in Winter Park were flooded after early morning storms on Friday.


Streets in and around North Denning Drive were flooded after the rain moved through the area.

Photos: Streets flooded in Winter Park after heavy rain Friday morning

Strong storms impacted parts of Orange County, including Winter Park for hours.

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Data shows some areas received nearly 6 inches of rain.

Valencia College sent out an alert Friday telling students its Winter Park campus will open late due to flooding in the area.

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Channel 9 crews were also out Friday morning as some drivers were stranded while driving through floodwaters near Orange Blossom Trail and Princeton Street in Orlando.

Watch: Early morning storms flood streets in Orange County

Channel 9 meteorologist Brian Shields said the increased flooding is due to the water levels being so high in Florida following Hurricane Ian.

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