Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Flooding, tornadoes, and yet more flooding

The big weather story in Alabama today was the excessive rainfall and reports of flooding. There were also a few possible small tornado touchdowns as well, a possible tornado in the Oxford area.

Alabamawx.com has numerous flood pictures from North Alabama here. They have damage pictures from Oxford as well.

Here are a few pictures I took late this afternoon in Decatur.









Reports from NWS Huntsville:

Gurley [Madison Co, AL] nws employee reports FLOOD at 03:02 PM CST -- 6 inches of water reported over the road at the intersection of us hwy 72 and rock cut road in gurley area.

Huntsville [Madison Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLASH FLOOD at 03:26 PM CST -- intersection of little cove road and mcmullen road completely underwater.

Collinsville [Dekalb Co, AL] law enforcement reports FUNNEL CLOUD at 03:19 PM CST -- report of a funnel cloud along interstate 59 west of collinsville.

issues Flash Flood Warning for Franklin, Lincoln [TN] and Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Morgan [AL] till 8:30 PM CST (4 Valley Head [Dekalb Co, AL]

nws employee reports FLASH FLOOD at 04:02 PM CST -- report of at least six inches of water over alabama highway 117 in valley head.

Rogersville [Lauderdale Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLASH FLOOD at 04:10 PM CST -- turner lindsey road in rogersville closed due to flash flooding

Indian Creek at Farrow Rd.: Creek has overrun its banks, and is now flowing into nearby cow pasture south of Farrow. The Creek has not yet reached the actual walking trail, but is only a few feet from it. 2.18" of rain has fallen since 7am Monday, with the majority of the rain falling between 4pm Monday and right now (345pm).

6.50 inchs of rain so far today and still pouring. A couple of places on County Road 91 under water and also on County Road 7

Ne Arab [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 08:16 AM CST -- water reported over the roadway at smith circle from small nearby stream.\

Arab [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 08:16 AM CST -- bridge on sundown road closed.

Albertville [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 08:16 AM CST -- flooding over road at tibbit circleAnderson [Lauderdale Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 09:55 AM CST -- highway 534 is closed due to flooding.

Rogersville [Lauderdale Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 10:18 AM CST -- county road 96 near first creek closed due to flooding.

Albertville [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 08:16 AM CST -- bridges reported flooded on needmore road in albertville.

Horton [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 08:16 AM CST -- bridge reported flooded on white oak road.

Albertville [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 08:16 AM CST -- bridge reported flooded on horton road.

Horton [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 08:16 AM CST -- bridge reported flooded on white oak road.

Albertville [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 08:39 AM CST -- east henderson road closed due to standing water over roadway.

Arab [Marshall Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 09:10 AM CST -- water reported over scant city road near highway 69.

Anderson [Lauderdale Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 09:14 AM CST -- water reported over the road at a bridge on cr 52 off of highway 207 in anderson.

Falkville [Morgan Co, AL] trained spotter reports FLOOD at 09:18 AM CST -- 1 to 3 inches of water covering road near the intersection of douglas road and highway 55 east.

Anderson [Lauderdale Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FLOOD at 09:44 AM CST -- highway 156 in the anderson community is closed due to high water.
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1 comment:

Michael Miles said...

I filmed the overflow at Lake Tuscaloosa, wish I had gotten around to it sooner, was supposedly much higher and faster!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwqZUM_CLEY