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SACRAMENTO COUNTY -- Residents are experiencing unexpected flooding in the area of Lambert Road and Franklin Boulevard.

The flooding is caused by the Snodgrass Slough at Lambert Road reaching flood stage.

The flood waters have also prompted evacuations in the the Pleasant Point area.

The Sacramento Office of Emergency Services is saying Point Pleasant residents leaving the flood area may go to Courtland Station 92 at 1125 Hood Franklin Road.

People in the area are saying they received no evacuation warnings and then all of the sudden the water started rising fast.

According to homeowners in the area, they saw the water rise about 5 feet in a matter of 3 hours and entire fields flooding in a matter of 30 minutes.

The affected area is also highly populated with livestock so many residents are scrambling to get their animals out of harms way.

As of 12 p.m. Thursday, Cosumnes Fire has rescued 14 people since 4 a.m. due to flooding in the Point Pleasant area of Elk Grove. All of the rescues were non-injury.

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Sheriff's are warning residents about the water.

Stay with FOX40 for updates on these flood levels.

 

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