JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Photos from a News4JAX viewer showed how bad flooding was in Jacksonville on Thursday, according to News 6 affiliate News4JAX.
The footage captured cars underwater at UF Health and major flooding in the Springfield area.
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News4JAX spoke with a UF Health spokesperson who said they are dealing with the flooding issues.
News4JAX meteorologist John Gaughan said the rain wasn’t falling at the time -- which means the flooding was a result of the peak downfall.
UF Health is located in the Hogan’s Creek area, which is notorious for flooding.
⚠️Flood Warning in effect for portions of downtown #Jacksonville— NWS Jacksonville (@NWSJacksonville) August 18, 2022
💧About 1 to 2.5 inches of rain has fallen. Additional 1 to 2 inches are possible.
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