Northbound Hwy 101 in Monterey County still blocked due to flooding

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Northbound U.S. Highway 101 remains closed Wednesday evening in the community of Chualar in unincorporated Monterey County because of flooding, according to the California Highway Patrol. 

As of 6:45 p.m. the northbound lanes were still blocked by water around Payson Street. 

National Weather Service officials said a flood advisory has been issued until 10:30 p.m. for Chualar and the nearby community of Gonzales because of flooding. 

Flooding is expected to continue to impact parts of Highway 101 in the northern Salinas Valley area Wednesday night.