Published: Sep 14, 2010 5:10 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 14, 2010 2:11 PM EDT

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County has declared a state of emergency for parts of North Fort Myers were flood water has covered a number of roads.

Recent rains caused water levels to rise and in neighborhoods near Nalle Grade Road, off Bayshore, where water is covering many lawns and even some private roads.

The state of emergency allows county money to help dry out the private roads so emergency crews can get through.