SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Strong Ranch Slough at Howe and Fair Oaks was filling up so fast Wednesday, warranting a watchful eye from neighbors.
It’s overflowed before, and years ago flooded dozens of condos across the street.READ MORE: Construction Concerns Hit Businesses Along Highway 99
But Tuesday night the concern is spread out across town where creeks are already overflowing and causing dangerous road conditions.
A winter soaker in Sacramento County is causing swollen creeks and turning roads into rivers. Impassable for most, but a chance others were willing to take.READ MORE: 'Simply Just Another Bump In The Road': Future Sacramento Firefighter Tells Inspirational Story From Chemo To Cadet
Off Highway 50, dangerous road conditions lead to a car spinning out and slamming into a patrol car.
In town, high winds knocked down trees and crushing cars. Heavy rain falling just as fast in a short period of time leaving streets and shopping centers swamped.
But with more rain on the way drivers are urged to seek safer ground.
Officials are urging people to take it slow during the evening commute.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It
You can check on current flood conditions on the Sacramento County Website.