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Flooding closed I-43 in Ozaukee County for 6 hours Monday morning

Posted at 5:55 AM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-27 11:19:49-04

OZAUKEE COUNTY -- Heavy flooding forced law enforcement to shut down I-43 in both directions in Ozaukee County for hours early Monday morning.

The interstate was shut down around 4 a.m. -- and reopened around 10 a.m.

The flooding left several vehicles stranded in high water on I-43 near Port Washington.

Overnight storms dumped more than 7 inches of rain on parts of Ozaukee and Washington counties overnight. The National Weather Service says several communities have street flooding, including West Bend, Jackson, Saukville, Grafton and Port Washington.