|Published:||Sep 24, 2013 5:17 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Sep 24, 2013 5:32 PM EDT|
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Flooding continues to cause concerns in Cape Coral. Roads in the city like El Dorado Boulevard near Ceitus Parkway continue to look more like lakes.
"We go to the Methodist church up here which is a little ways up on Chiquita, and the road was overflowing," said resident Richard Small. He lives nearby and say he's never seen it quite like this.
"Just starting our third year and its been the rainiest summer that we've ever seen," he said.
Although things were starting to dry out Tuesday, Captain Michael Heeder with the Cape Coral Fire Department says the city's Emergency Operations Center is bracing for another round of storms.
"Our concern is going into the overnight and into Wednesday, weather forecasters are indicating we could see anywhere from 2 to 5 inches of rain over the next 24 to 36 hours," Capt. Heeder said.
He says they monitor reports of flooding and can get help from Lee County's EOC, if necessary.
Captain Heeder says motorists need to use caution when driving through flooded areas. Slow down, use your low-beam headlights, and try to avoid breaking suddenly.
If you don't know how deep the water is, he says, try to take another route.