Central CA storm: Flooding from rain causes road closures across Valley

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021
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Wet weather flooded roadways across the Central Valley, causing problems for drivers on Tuesday.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Wet weather flooded roadways across the Central Valley, causing problems for drivers on Tuesday.

Water puddled up on Perrin near Champlain in northeast Fresno. Video shared with ABC30 showers drivers slowly trudging through the water.

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Fresno police also blocked off Olive and Peach Avenues in central Fresno as water filled the roadway and created dangerous conditions for drivers.

The intersections will stay closed until crews can remove some of the excess water.

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Meanwhile, in Merced, Childs Avenue between Highway 59 and G Street was also closed due to severe flooding. It's unclear when the roadway will reopen.

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