YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - A flash flood warning has expired for the City of Newport News and York County. It was in effect until 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
York County got several inches of rain in just a couple hours, which means streets across that area became flooded.
Near the intersection of Fort Eustis Boulevard and Route 17, the Arby's parking lot was under water Sunday night. Emergency officials estimated the water in that area was about three to three and a half inches deep.
"We called our boss and asked her if we could shut down because the flooding was so bad and she said ‘yes.' So we shut down and we kept coming outside to check our vehicles because the flooding was so bad, and it was coming up almost to the door frames of our vehicles. And it's all the way up to my thigh," said Tiffany Devers, an Arby's employee.
The flood waters are slowly receding, but emergency officials advise residents not to drive unless they have to, as it is very hard to see where the flooded areas are in the dark.
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