NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The City of Norfolk is temporarily allowing access to two city-owned parking areas for free, according to a news release.

In response to heavy rainfall this week, Norfolk is allowing residents to use the York Street Garage and Brambleton Lot for free parking from 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, through 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2.

This is part of the City’s Emergency/Inclement Weather Parking Plan. Residents can use these location to relocate their vehicles and avoid parking on streets affected by flooding.

The City says storm water crews will continue to monitor road conditions and respond as needed.

The Tide Chart shows additional nuisance flooding is anticipated around 10 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday.

Click here to read more about what the City of Norfolk is doing to mitigate flooding in the city.

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