JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Several streets in Jacksonville were flooded Sunday as a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Duval County, followed by a flash flood warning.
Just before 6:30 p.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office reported that Roosevelt Boulevard was closed at Edgewood Avenue due to flooding.
Shortly after 5 p.m., there was flooding at Bay and Main streets in downtown Jacksonville. The National Weather Service Jacksonville said it appeared that at least 3-6 inches had collected on the roads at that intersection.
Significant flooding on Bay Street and Main Street downtown @DanielleUliano @wjxt4 pic.twitter.com/FEfURk73zz— Brie Isom (@BrieIsomWJXT) June 13, 2021
There was also flooding on West Forsyth Street.
Flooding on W Forsyth @DanielleUliano @wjxt4 pic.twitter.com/FmazuOLHq5— Brie Isom (@BrieIsomWJXT) June 13, 2021
In addition, Hogan’s Creek was overflowing.
Hogans Creek overflowing @wjxt4 @DanielleUliano pic.twitter.com/yZ3VMauwaH— Brie Isom (@BrieIsomWJXT) June 13, 2021
The flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Duval County until 7 p.m.
News4Jax meteorologist Danielle Uliano said locations like Jacksonville, Normandy, Ortega, Riverside, San Marco and many others could see flash flooding. Watch for local waterways, creeks and streams that you know flood easily.