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Rain in mountains brings flood waters back to Grand Teton

By Stacey Gualandi. CREATED Aug 31, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The flowing flood waters have returned to Grand Teton in Centennial Hills.

The area at Grand Teton and Grand Canyon was flooded earlier this week and didn't stop until Wednesday morning. Those flood waters returned on Saturday at 2:15 p.m.

The rain in the mountains flowed into the Kyle Canyon Detention Basin and then into the streets once again.

Cleanup crews were working on the area all week and even on Saturday morning, only to have the water come rushing back.

Residents were surprised to see the flooding back in the area, considering it hardly rained there on Saturday.

"We were sitting on our patio and it was dry as can be, and then all of a sudden we smelled it, and we're like, oh no, here we go again," said Aaron Brown, resident.

Some area residents are now worried about how they'll be getting to and from their homes and if they'll have to deal with another several days of flood waters.

Grand Teton is closed from Quail View to Rainbow Boulevard. Rainbow is closed from Grand Teton to Farm. Farm is also closed from Rainbow to Tenaya.

Drivers should also avoid the intersections of Grand Teton and Tee Pee, and Grand Teton and Grand Canyon.

In addition, the road is closed on U.S. 95 southbound past SR-163. The highway is closed in both directions.

The California Highway Patrol required U.S. 95 be closed right before the stateline, due to flooding on the California side.

Stacey Gualandi

Stacey Gualandi

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Stacey Gualandi joined the Action News team as a general assignment reporter in July 2013.