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Flooding in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia (Photos) – April 30, 2014


In case you have been living under a rock, it has rained a lot in the Washington DC area over the last two (2) days.

When that happens, it tends to flood in the lower part of Old Town. For two examples, remember what Old Town looked like afterHurricane Isabel and Hurricane Sandy?

Here are some photos I took from yesterday’s flooding. To see other photos from yesterday’s flooding, click this link.

You wouldn’t know by looking at this photo but, the sailboat is partially on land. Thankfully, later it went back to it’s slip.

Flooding in Alexandria, Virginia April 30, 2014

The ducks are looking for food in water-logged Oronoco Bay Park.

Ducks in Oronoco Bay Park in Alexandria, Virginia

Water went pretty high near Virtue Feed and Grain.

Flooding in Alexandria, Virginia April 30, 2014

Parking meters in the area were ready for the flooding.

Flooding in Alexandria, Virginia April 30, 2014

Down spouts were having issues containing all the falling water.

Flooding in Alexandria, Virginia April 30, 2014

The Lucky Knot had a message on their door for customers and Mother Nature.

Flooding in Alexandria, Virginia April 30, 2014

Cameron Run got pretty high but, barely hit flood stage level. In this photo, if you look close, you can see two ducks caught in the strong current.

Flooding in Alexandria, Virginia

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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