AND ANOTHER LATE REPORT AT 9:59
Samantha Poe reports via Twitter: “Haleyville PD reporting possibility of foundation being washed from under railroad on AL Ave. No confirmation yet.”
UPDATE – 9:35 PM
Samantha Poe reports via Twitter: “Mud slides reported at old textile location on Alabama Ave in Haleyville. 13 flooded and impassable at Dime Rd.” And this: “Local fire reports trees down on Co Rd 62 in Bear Creek and Hoggle Rodge Rd in Haleyville.”
Fortunately, the heaviest rain is out of Winston and Marion Counties now. The flash flood warning continues for the two counties until 1:30 a.m. Be alert for the potential for flooded or washed out roads. Stay away from standing or flowing water. Remember: “Turn around, don’t drown.”
LATE REPORT AT 8:49:
1 SW Haleyville [Winston Co, AL] public reports FLASH FLOOD at 08:45 PM CDT — report of up to a couple feet of water covering Hwy 13 at Dime Rd.
Marion County Roads near Brilliant are flooding and almost impassable according to a report on Twitter.
Parts of the Flash Flood Warning area have received 6-8 inches of rain since Tuesday and heavy rain is moving over the area.
Remember: Turn Around, Don’t Drown!
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
EASTERN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…
WESTERN WINSTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…
* UNTIL 130 AM CDT
* AT 737 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED AN AREA OF
VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. DOPPLER RADAR
ESTIMATES SHOW THREE TO FOUR INCHES HAS FALLEN OVER SOME AREAS
WITHIN THE PAST TWO HOURS. AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO INCHES IS
POSSIBLE OVER THE ENXT COUPLE OF HOURS. THE HEAVY RAINFALL COULD
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IN URBAN AND LOW-LYING AREAS AS
WELL AS AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE.
* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
BRINN…DOUBLE SPRINGS…GLEN ALLEN…GU-WIN…GUIN…HACKLEBURG…
LAKE BUTTAHATCHEE…NEEDMORE AND WINSTON FREE STATE BARN.
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS…HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY…
COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS…STREAMS AND
OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS