A group of young men try to help a woman, right, get her car out of a flooded section of a Town 'N Country street. Two other residents of the Hillsborough County community make their way down Ambassador Drive in a paddle boat.
Visibility was low Saturday as motorists navigated Gulfview Boulevard on Clearwater Beach during the downpour. The heavy rains caused numerous accidents in the bay area, but authorities said there were no serious injuries.
Loraine Babbitt of Palm Harbor in north Pinellas County empties water from her car after it stalled on Fourth Street N in St. Petersburg. AAA dispatchers were handling about 270 calls an hour early Saturday afternoon.