Madison police respond to flooding in Madison

Madison Street flooding

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police officers are responding to areas in the city with flash flooding.

The Madison Police Department said one of the areas experiencing flooding Monday afternoon was in the area of North Blair Street and East Dayton Street.

View of a flooded intersection in Madison

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning including Dane and Rock counties on Monday.

A flash flood warning in Rock County lasts through 6:45 p.m.

Police asked motorists to drive carefully and avoid flood waters.

NWS said motorists should turn around when encountering flooded roads, adding that most flood deaths occur in vehicles.