September 5, 2015


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Rain pounds town again

Reston reeling from another deluge

A vehicle is seen washed off of Highway 83 southeast of Reston. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
A home southeast of Reston is surrounded by straw bales acting as a dike to hold back overland flooding. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
The straw bales appear to be working to hold back overland flooding. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Water has inundated the community of Reston, flooding homes on the west side of the community as seen from the air on June 26. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Another aerial angle of the flooding in west Reston. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Homes are completely surrounded by water. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Another view of flooded homes in Reston. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Water completely surrounds buildings in the community of Reston. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Daveena Zorn (left), Natasha Morrison and Garrett Adcock walk along a flooded street in the community of Reston after Adcock's vehicle stalled on a flooded road outside of town Wednesday. The trio were headed home from Zorn's grad ceremonies, which was the previous day, and had to walk to Reston when their vehicle became flooded. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Furniture and appliances sit in flood water surrounding a home in the community of Reston Wednesday. Another powerful storm flooded several streets in the community Tuesday, causing more flooding. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Six-year-old Aiden Sanderson eats an apple while exploring the flood water on 2nd Street in the community of Reston on Wednesday. Several families whose homes were flooded over the weekend were in the midst of cleaning up when Tuesday evenings storm caused flooding again. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Men drive a quad along a flooded street in the community of Reston while helping in the flood relief efforts Wednesday. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Vince Moore (left) and Chris Flannery help set up pumps to in the community of Reston Wednesday. Their homes were high and dry, so they volunteered to help those who weren't so fortunate. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
A young man drives a quad along a flooded street in the community of Reston while helping in the flood relief efforts Wednesday. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Water is pumped out of the basement of a Reston home. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
There's little humour to be found in a rain gauge in a yard covered in flood water. (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
A vehicle is seen washed off of Highway 83 southeast of Reston. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
A home southeast of Reston is surrounded by straw bales acting as a dike to hold back overland flooding. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
The straw bales appear to be working to hold back overland flooding. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Water has inundated the community of Reston, flooding homes on the west side of the community as seen from the air on June 26. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Another aerial angle of the flooding in west Reston. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Homes are completely surrounded by water. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Another view of flooded homes in Reston. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Water completely surrounds buildings in the community of Reston. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Daveena Zorn (left), Natasha Morrison and Garrett Adcock walk along a flooded street in the community of Reston after Adcock's vehicle stalled on a flooded road outside of town Wednesday. The trio were headed home from Zorn's grad ceremonies, which was the previous day, and had to walk to Reston when their vehicle became flooded. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Furniture and appliances sit in flood water surrounding a home in the community of Reston Wednesday. Another powerful storm flooded several streets in the community Tuesday, causing more flooding. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Six-year-old Aiden Sanderson eats an apple while exploring the flood water on 2nd Street in the community of Reston on Wednesday. Several families whose homes were flooded over the weekend were in the midst of cleaning up when Tuesday evenings storm caused flooding again. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Men drive a quad along a flooded street in the community of Reston while helping in the flood relief efforts Wednesday. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Vince Moore (left) and Chris Flannery help set up pumps to in the community of Reston Wednesday. Their homes were high and dry, so they volunteered to help those who weren't so fortunate. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
A young man drives a quad along a flooded street in the community of Reston while helping in the flood relief efforts Wednesday. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
Water is pumped out of the basement of a Reston home. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
There's little humour to be found in a rain gauge in a yard covered in flood water. - (Tim Smith / Brandon Sun)
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Updated on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 9:43 AM CDT: adds slideshow

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