Streets and homes remain flooded near Little Wekiva River in Seminole County

People near the Little Wekiva River had to leave their homes because of damaging floodwaters.


During Hurricane Ian, the rain was so bad the National Weather Service issued a “Flash Flood Emergency” warning.

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It wasn’t long after that the river breached its banks and started flooding backyards, homes, and later, streets.

The stormwater remains Friday morning and Little Wekiva Road is under water for blocks.

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The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office and National Guard evacuated residents from the floodwaters.

Residents said they expected the river to flood, but nothing like this.

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