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An intense merger of thunderstorms occurred along the I-95 corridor over and near the Jacksonville metro area on the evening of August 10, 2020. These thunderstorms produced excessive lightning, gusty winds, and heavy downpours leading to flash flooding. A swath of rainfall ranging from 2 to 5 inches fell from the Florida/Georgia border to downtown Jacksonville to Fruit Cove in about a 2 hour time frame. The most intense flash flooding occurred in downtown Jacksonville in the Riverside, Avondale, Murray Hill, and Ortega areas. Numerous streets were flooded and multiple cars were stranded with potentially about one foot of water on the roads.

Loop of IR satellite imagery on August 10, 2020.



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