HANOVER, Md. - It looks more like a boat than an SUV. There were no cones up, no stop signs, just a driver who thought she was okay.
"I just feel incredibly stupid," said Polly Dulin, who got her car stuck in the water.
But even if you've never been stuck like Dulin, you may have been incredibly tempted to keep driving through water.
"I realized it was deeper. And when I put it in reverse the car died," said Dulin.
She waited in the car, and about 40 minutes later, the water rescue team got her out.
"I was so embarrassed cause six trucks showed up and three nice young men came and got me out," said Dulin.
That was on Ridge Rd. in Hanover. To the north, a few hours later, a car is stuck after dodging the cones. Even the tow truck driver wouldn't test his fate on Glencoe Rd. in Sparks.
Brad Poling walked down from his home to watch.
"Here's another one coming right behind it, it looks like," said Poling.
But they hesitated, and pulled to the side, to get a look at how a stream has flowed over its banks and onto the road.
"They don't know how far it gets up and how much danger they could be in and there just trying to go through it," said Poling.
There's no telling how deep the water is, especially when Baltimore County got over five inches of rain. Dulin thinks her car is totaled, add on a bruised ego, and she's willing to pass along her lesson.
"The police chief did say to me, more than six inches of water, don't do it," said Dulin.
The National Weather Service says BWI got over three inches of rain on Friday alone, the most for this day in 11 years.
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