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Severe Weather Causes Flooding Across Metro Area

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DENVER (CBS4) – Severe weather caused flooding across the Denver metro area Saturday afternoon and evening.

Lakewood police said Union Boulevard had to be closed between 6th and Alameda for flooding. A dispatcher told CBS4 there were “floating cars.”

Denver firefighters responded to a stalled car at Dahlia Street and 39th in water. A woman had to be rescued from her car.

Nicole Cranon sent in photos of flooding between Monaco and Colorado on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

All the rain sent Cherry Creek over its banks and the bike path at one point was totally submerged. Firefighters had to rescue one person in the creek near Speer and Broadway.

There were also reports of flooding at 24th and Champa, 14th and Krameria, 49th and Ward and 26th and Wadsworth.

Flash flooding also occurred across the Eastern Plains. The National Weather Service reported up to 4 inches of rain fell northwest of the town of Hugo in northern Lincoln County.

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