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Standing water on area streets prompts continued road closures 

Posted at 7:44 AM, Sep 22, 2016

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – As residents woke up on Thursday, they saw much of the same flooding still on the roads across Hampton Roads.

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**Governor Pat McCrory issued a State of Emergency for these 11 counties because of flooding issues : Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, Pasquotank and Perquimans

VIRGINIA BEACH: 

A section of South Independence Boulevard is closed from Rainbow Drive to Salem Road. Water reached up to a foot in the deepest sections of the pooling.

Multiple disabled vehicles were spread across both lanes and on side roads leading to the massive flooded area.

CHESAPEAKE:

The City of Chesapeake has compiled a list of roads where flood-related issues have been reported.

SUFFOLK: 

Man roads were flooded and closed Wednesday and Thursday.

PORTSMOUTH:

Neighborhoods near Douglas Park are still seeing flooding. Portsmouth Public Works says now that it has stopped raining they are going around the city unclogging storm drains.

A city spokesperson says there is a lot of standing water in city, will take time for crews to hit each one. The department asks for residents' patience while they clean up the city.