Flooding in Chalfant
Date: October 18, 2015
Subject: Flooding in Chalfant
There is currently a flash flood warning in affect for the Chalfant area. Highway 6 is closed from Browns Subdivision Road to the base of Mathew Hill. Motorist are advised to use an alternate route.
Voluntary evacuation notices have been issued for the community of Chalfant in the Sacramento Street area, from Valley Road to White Mountain due to flooding. Sheriff's Deputies are on scene to assist any evacuees.
Water continues to rise over the roadway on Sacramento Street and several houses are flooded. Active sandbagging is in place and resources are on scene to assist and clean up the area.
If you are traveling in the Chalfant area along Hwy 6, please note the road closure from Browns Subdivision Road to the base of Mathew Hill.
We will continue to provide updates as they become available. Thank you! - Jennifer M. Hansen, Public Information Officer