Police respond to emergency calls as a storm brings flooding to some streets in Chico. Tuesday evening's storm brought a tremendous amount of rain in a short amount of time which authorities say resulted in overwhelmed roadways and drainage systems. Police say numerous intersections and low roadways filled up to 3 or more feet of water. Several dozen vehicles reportedly became disabled due to the flooding. Additional staffing had to be called in to assist with emergency calls.
According to the Chico Police Department, for several hours after the rain stopped police along with public works crews, and the fire department continued to patrol the streets along with clearing abandoned vehicles and debris.