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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- It's back to normal at the University of Louisville, after flash flooding forced the Belknap campus to close Tuesday, canceling morning and afternoon classes. Evening classes were held as usual.
22 buildings had some water in them. Workers swept about two inches of water from the chemistry building. Some people found their cars partially underwater in parking lots.
More than three inches of rain fell during the morning rush hour and drenched low-lying areas of town.
U of L President James Ramsey, in a live interview on WDRB in the Morning, said the university had "been working with MSD. Still more we can do, we learned yesterday about more areas that were vulnerable. We'll continue to do whatever we can."
Firefighters believe a lightning strike sparked a fire in apartments adjacent to the campus. Flames shot 20 feet into the air from the roof. The school found new rooms for 12 displaced students.