PHOTOS: Virginia Beach residents cope with high waters

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Virginia Beach and Norfolk schools and roads were closed after high water hit the area Wednesday, Sept. 21.

According to the City of Virginia Beach, the area got between 7.9 and 13.16 inches of rainfall between 12:01 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19 and 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21. The southern part of the city saw the most rain, data shows.

As of this morning, the following roads were closed:

Dam Neck Road: Corporate Landing to London Bridge

Elbow Road: Salem to Round Hill

Indian River Road: West Neck to Princess Anne

Rosemont Road: Bow Creek to Old Forge

Princess Anne: Holland to Seaboard

Other flooding areas include Asheville Park, I-264 ramps at South Independence and Witchduck, College Park area and Level Green area.

The National Weather Service  issued a flood warning for Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Suffolk and Virginia Beach Wednesday that will end at 5 p.m.

Flooding: Sept. 21, 2016

Flooding: Sept. 21, 2016
Dylan Loughheed, a sophomore at Tallwood High School, skimboards in Virginia Beach off Independence Boulevard. (Kate Mishkin/Southside Daily)

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