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Friday storms left many residents and city crews cleaning up

cover. roads were flooded and caused somed damage. today people were left cleaning up the aftermath. abc-7’s jerry najera is live with the story … evan josie this afternoon was hot and humid making for some unpleasant weather on top of that some crews were out working- clearing out roads- residents cleaning out their homes. this was friday evening in the northeast people hiding from the heavy rains and hail. this truck ended stuck in a canal. the driver managed to make it out safe. today the canal was cleared out. in central-this el paso water utilities pond was put to the test. crews were working on it saturday evening. the water was being pumped out. and at first glance the pond might look like it received damage from the rains but officials from the el paso water utilities say it’s part of ongoing construction. and the pond served it’s purpose-preventing rainwater from flooding the nearby roadways. however, the construction vehicles in the project weren’t so lucky. one of the worst areas hit-the northwest “we came in we were all devastated” waters from a nearby arroyo spilled over into elsa inmans home. “the bottom floor is gone we had to have a contractor come and pull out the carpet at midnight last night” when we asked her about the cost of the damage..just listen to the sigh… “i can’t eve put a dollar to it” elsa’ husband scott tells us “the sheet rock some of it’s going to have to be removed on the whole first floor” their backyard left in shambles “we still have a foo of ice in the back yard and the mud and boulders from the walls that came down onto our yard” thunderstorm that swept through in one evening leaving a clean up that residents say “it’s going to take a while” the el paso water utilities tells us that pond you saw in the story it will be complete by the fall but it will be fully functional the end of this month. meanwhile, in dona ana county–residents in la

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