Mail Carrier Rescued as Heavy Rains Cause Flooded Roadways
HERNANDO – Officials are urging drivers to stay off the road today, as heavy rains cause flooding and dangerous driving conditions for motorists.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for the entire viewing area until 3:30 PM today and rain is expected to continue throughout the weekend.
RNRF took to the streets this afternoon and witnessed a mail carrier truck being pulled from the area of Horse Lake Road and Wiscon Road. Due to the water’s depth, Fire Rescue responded to the scene and rescued the driver from the rising waters.
The following roadways have been impacted by the rain, according to officials.
VFW & 41
Broad St at Lakeside MHP
Howell at Brockaway Lane
Monroe St / Masaryktown
BW Stevenson & Sam C Road
Candlelight and Moonlight Brooksville
Stafford / Highland near RR tracks in Brooksville
Tundra Dr /Fish Eagle
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