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Video Roundup: Hurricane Arthur Hits Southern New England

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Cars were caught in flash flooding in New Bedford when 7.5 inches of rain fell Friday between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. (WBZ-TV)

Cars were caught in flash flooding in New Bedford when 7.5 inches of rain fell Friday between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. (WBZ-TV)

BOSTON (CBS) – A rare early July hurricane, Hurricane Arthur, whirled toward Southern New England Friday bringing heavy rains with totals in some parts of the region to reach 8 to 10 inches.

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The Category 1 hurricane had lost some of its punch after hitting North Carolina as a Category 2, but its biggest impact came not from winds but the heavy rain.

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New Bedford, Fairhaven and other parts of the South Coast absorbed particularly heavy downpours, seeing 8 inches of rain between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday.

Here is a look at coverage by WBZ-TV reporters from around the region:

WBZ-TV’s Katie Brace reports from New Bedford

WBZ-TV’s Jim Armstrong reports from Chatham

WBZ-TV’s Lauren Leamanczyk reports from Fairhaven

WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields reports from Chatham

WBZ-TV’s Jim Smith reports from Yarmouth

WBZ-TV’s Lauren Leamanczyk reports from Woods Hole

WBZ-TV’s Ken MacLeod reports from Woods Hole

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