Water Covering Roadways In Parts Of South-Central Jefferson County

| May 15, 2018 @ 6:48 pm

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for the South-Central Parts of Jefferson County until 9:15 PM tonight due to heavy rains from thunderstorms that continue to backbuild over the area. Radar estimates are showing up to 4 inches of rain has fallen over the Midfield and Fairfield areas. We are getting reports that water is covering portions of I-59/20 near the Allison-Bonnett Memorial Drive exit.

Areas that could continue to see Flash Flooding conditions are Southwestern Birmingham, Bessemer, Hueytown, Fairfield, Pleasant Grove, Midfield, Brighton, Lipscomb, McDonald Chapel and Dolomite.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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