Sacramento residents asked not to drive until 4 a.m. due to flooded roads

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SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Across the county, drivers are struggling to navigate flooded roadways, at times leaving them stranded.

Sunday night, the city of Sacramento asked residents to not drive until 4 a.m. Monday, unless there is an emergency.

One Sacramento driver was highlighted by the city’s utilities department, which posted a photo of a submerged car just past a roadblock warning of flooding.

The California Highway Patrol also highlighted another driver who managed to end up 150 feet off the roadway.

The Sacramento Office of Emergency Services also reminded residents to never drive through standing water.

“Turn around, don’t drown!” officials said

Tap or click here to see the level of rainfall in the Sacramento area for the past 24 hours.

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