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Oak Orchard Community Severely Flooded

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MILLSBORO, De.- Parts of the Oak Orchard community are still under water after being slammed by the nor'easter. 

Early Saturday morning, the streets were covered in at two feet of water. Scott Williams lives in the neighborhood. He took his shoes and socks off to comb the area near River Road. He said he expected flooding, but nothing like what was seen today.

"When I came out and couldn't get out and had to wade though 2-3 feet of water, it was surprising because even though the hurricane is way off shore, we're still getting hit pretty good," Williams said.

Neighbors said the streets have been flooded for days. Business owners cannot open shop because of road closures.

Some locals found alternative routes; others took the risks. 

Heather Hail lives off Oak Orchard Road. She said the flooding did not surprise her.

"It's just flooding," Hail said. "I'm going to do the best I can do; just stay high and dry and just keep moving on."

Residents said they hope the next tide will not bring more water.

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