Storm causes flooding at Hennen's, Downtown Diner
A major storm hit Alexandria yesterday, dropping two to three inches of rain in about three hours and creating flooding problems.
Alexandria City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven said that during the storm, rainwater backed up from a floor drain in the garage of the Hennen’s Furniture store at Fourth Avenue and Broadway in Alexandria. Water backed up into the store and into the Downtown Diner, which remains open.
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