Video: Record rainfall floods Vero Beach

Record rainfall floods Vero Beach
Record rainfall floods Vero Beach (WPTV)

VERO BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) – A record 11.22 inches of rain fell in Vero Beach on Tuesday causing flood roads, damaged cars and homes, and a lot of clean-up to take place.

The heavy rain caused a flood of frustration for homeowners unable to get home. Many of the roads in the city proved to be impassable, making the journey home  from work treacherous.

Many that opted to drive on the roads paid the price. Towing companies were slammed with calls from drivers whose cars became stranded.

“They’ve got me running over time, I’ve pulled about 15 already,” said Raymond Wood, a driver with Mike’s Wrecker Service.

At one point, Wood had more than 50 weather-related towing calls.

With the rain stopped, the focus now turns to cleaning up.

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