Flooding in Vermont: Water rescues and stranded residents

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Rain and melting snow have caused widespread flooding Monday across Vermont.  

Vermont 107 at the junction of Route 12 was underwater, according to photos of the area from the Vermont Department of Transportation.

In Ludlow, a viewer tells us high water has stranded the residents of Black River Overlook on Rublee Lane, near Vt 100.

Below are road closures we’re aware of. We’ll be following the situation throughout the day, so check back.

And feel free to update us on your area on our Facebook page.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for parts of Addison, Rutland and Windsor counties. Flood warnings or watches are in effect for other parts of Vermont.

Here are closures reported by 511 Vermont:

-VT-100 in Weston village

-US-7 in Rutland Town, beginning at the junction of Post Road

-VT-100 approximately 1 mile North of Rochester Village

-US-4 Business in Rutland, in the area of Price Chopper

-VT-133 from Pawlet to Ira and VT-30 from Wells to Poultney are experiencing minor flooding, but are still passable at this time

VTRANS reports that, as of about 11 am this morning, at least four roads in Randolph were impassable and not safe for use.

– North Randolph Road, from Bedor Rd to Donny Smith Drive;

– LaBounty Road at the intersection of LaBounty Rd. and Duke Drive;

 – Dugout Road is showing signs of a possible loss of entire road

 – Vermont Route 14 south: A large section south the Randolph Road under running water.

In Killington, first responders had to rescue people from a car that had become stranded in flood water. Police warn drivers not to attempt to pass through water-covered roads.

More road closures can be found here. 

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