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"Extreme hazards:" Madison officials warn drivers to stay off the road due to flooding

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MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- City officials are warning residents of Madison about hazardous roads.

According to a release, there are extreme hazards throughout the west side of Madison due to flooded roads.

The public is asked not to drive.

In addition to the rain that has already fallen, an additional 1" to 2" of rain is possible.

The following locations are known to be flooded currently however additional locations are possible:

  • McKenna Blvd in the area of Elver Park – Hammersley Rd to Schroeder Rd
  • Mineral Point Rd in the Gammon Rd area
  • Mineral Point at Junction Rd
  • Odana Rd in the Grand Canyon Dr area
  • Old Sauk Trails Office Park Area - Deming Way / Excelsior Dr / Fourier Dr
  • Pleasant View Rd at Valley View Rd

The Dane County Sheriff's Office reminds citizens that if you have to leave home for any reason, avoid driving through standing water which can cause loss of vehicle control and cause your vehicle to stall.

Additional deputies have been deployed in Madison to assist with weather related calls.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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