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Flooding Leads To Rescue Of Driver After Indiana Storms

JASPER, Ind. (AP) _ Heavy rains that doused parts of Indiana have closed a highway and led to the rescue of a UPS driver.

Indiana State Police say portions of Interstate 64 were closed Friday in Perry and Dubois counties due to flooding. Police say that motorists were being detoured.

WTHR reports firefighters had to rescue the driver of a UPS truck stranded by flash flooding.

State police urge motorists to avoid driving into high water.

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky, issued a flash flood warning for much of southwestern Indiana. Some areas were expected to have received more than 3 inches of rain by the end of Friday.

In northern Indiana, more than a dozen schools and districts delayed the start of classes Friday because of dense fog.

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