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Storm Causes Widespread Flooding, Shuts Tunnel

The Washington Tunnel was shut down Sunday morning because of extensive flooding, as the city gets slammed by the third of three consecutive storms to hit the area since Friday.

Update 12:06 p.m.:

Fire also reported a person stranded on a center median, surrounded by flood waters. A rescue operation was put into place.

Update 11:56 a.m.:

The city of Roseville Department of Public Utilities reports on its Facebook page that creek levels have remained in safe range and there are no power outages.

No evacuations have been issued, but occupants have been displaced because of localized street flooding in the following areas: Apartment complex at 333 Cirby Creek (15 units) and 2900 Quail Ridge West (eight units).

Maidu Community Center is open for anyone who has been displaced and it is being determined what services might be available there.

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Roseville residents awakened Sunday to another heavy storm, the third in a series of systems that have come through the area since Friday.

The Washington Tunnel was shut down because of extensive flooding exacerbated by the third storm that arrived about 8 a.m., according to a Roseville police dispatcher.

Stormy weather will last through the weekend. The rain will let up Monday, but more wet weather is expected Tuesday.

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