Northern Rockingham County Under Water

By: Laura Speakman
By: Laura Speakman

Flooded along 258 in Fulks Run wasn't holding many people back. Many trucks were passing through despite the almost six inches of standing water. Residents say they have seen it worse. One resident who drive tractor trailers said he has fun driving when he's off the

"Eh, the rain don't bother me too much in this truck. But in the tractor trailer, I don't like it. It's a pain. You got enough people on there as it is," said Albert Southerly, Broadway resident.

Fulks Run Park looked more like an extension of a creek than a park. As of 5:00, Rockingham police say parts of Hopkins Gap and Runiuns Creek are closed. Officials also say to be careful around flooded areas in Bergton. They suggest checking areas to see if they are open before heading out.

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