Heavy rain, flooding reported near Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE (7/21/2015) Delaware State Police say localized flooding is causing problens on Old Landing Road near Airport Road outside of Rehoboth Beach.

Police and DelDOT are directing traffic around the flooded area.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the Rehoboth, Milton and Lewes areas until 7 p.m., noting its radar indicated 2 inches of rain had fallen in the area by 3 p.m. and another inch was possible.

By 4:45 p.m., the Delaware Environmental Observing System had recored 2.25 inches of rain over the past 24 hours in Lewes.