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Puddles on road could be a hazard


The rain continues to fall in Michiana and that is causing water to pool and flood on streets. Standing water can cause a car to slide, slip, and even hydroplane.

If that happens, steer straight and don't swerve. Also, lightly apply pressure to slow down with your brakes.

There is another problem going on thanks to the rain.

In South Bend, the city's water collection system usually operates around 25 percent, but it's currently 50 to 75 percent full.

Residents are being asked to help clear the drains and catch basins in their neighborhoods.  Especially this time of year leaves and sticks usually get stuck here.

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