Heavy Rains Cause Flash Flooding Saturday

PANAMA CITY BEACH - Check out some of the rain totals in our area over the past 48 hours.

Past 48 Hours
8.07” Mariana
5.25” Destin
4.70” Panama City

You can see what 4”-8” of rain in that short amount of time can do by looking at the photos above. They are just some of the great photos posted by NewsChannel 7 viewers on our Facebook fan page.

Jill Scooby Marie posted a picture of a car that got stranded when it tried to drive through standing water on Front Beach Road. You can see a tow truck is getting ready to tow it away.

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The heavy rains also made it tough to see where the road ends. An SUV ended up in a draining ditch at the Panama City Mall. (Photo courtesy: Terri Brooks)

In Youngstown, Muscogee Road will need major repairs before it is drive able. The flash flooding turned it into a river and the water washed away large chunks of the asphalt.

Check out this video shared by NewsChannel 7 Facebook fan Kimberly Hayden.

The flash floods flooded Blue Lake in Chipley.

And it was easier to get around Lynn Haven by kayak than it was a car. Thanks to Matt McWhorter for posting that photo.


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