Venice closes South Jetty due to high waves

Venice closes South Jetty due to high waves
Flooding along 41 in Venice (Corey Mclinko)

VENICE (WWSB) - The rain is coming down hard in Venice! Take a look at these images from ABC7 viewer Corey Mclinko of flooding along 41 near Shamrock:

Other viewers tell ABC7 that they’ve already received around FIVE INCHES of rain and it’s still coming down!

The City of Venice has closed the South Jetty walkway, including the Humphris Park parking lot at 2000 Tarpon Center Dr., to the public due to high waves crashing into the parking area.

Venice closes South Jetty due to high waves

The Children’s Fountain in Centennial Park downtown will also be turned off until Saturday, Dec. 22, opening at 9:30 a.m.

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