July 4th: Several Roads Under Water Across North Alabama

Posted on: 12:19 pm, July 4, 2013, by , updated on: 09:55am, July 5, 2013

TENNESSEE VALLEY (WHNT) – The rain soaked north Alabama on Thursday as many of us celebrated the 4th of July.

Many areas had significant flooding, include Madison, Hazel Green/Toney, Decatur, Moulton, Speake, Danville and Florence.  Monitor the latest forecast information here and on our weather blog, Valleywx.com.

In Decatur, police used barricades to close off several streets.  They ran out of barricades at one point, according to WHNT News 19′s Al Whitaker.  First responders also helped a number of drivers stranded in water, and four families were evacuated from an apartment complex that had high water.  Some of the streets with flooding include:

-12th Street
-4th Street
-Towerview Street
-6th Avenue
-Hwy 31 at 14th Street
-Cedar Street
-Danville Road is closed at Highway 36 because part of the road has washed away

Madison Police also say many roads are covered in water, especially on the west side of the city:

-Flooding on Tribble Road between Palmer and County Line
-County Line Road and Gillespie Road
-Walden Glen/Browns Ferry Road
-Hatley Road & Burgreen Road
-Rock Creek Boulevard & Old Railroad Bed
-Capshaw Road east of Wall Triana to Nance
-County Line/Mill Road/Arbor Trace
-Huntsville Browns Ferry Road/Morris Road

In Morgan County, the following roads are closed:

-Danville Rd at the high school
-S. Poole @ Danville rd
-S Danville @ Hwy 36
-S Danville @ Hwy 157
-New Cut Rd
-S Johnson Chaple /Tanner rd
-N Johns Rd
-Parts of Kirby Bridge Rd
-Parts of Vaughn Bridge Rd
-Parts of Forrest Chapel Rd
-Parts of Friendship Church Rd

If you come upon a barricade, please do not drive around it.  Find an alternate route.

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  • Car in water in Decatur. (Photo: Al Whitaker, WHNT News 19)

  • Floodwaters cover County Road 203 in Speake. (Photo: Chad Rhoades)

  • Flooding at Whitt's BBQ in Decatur (Photo: Mark Whitt)

  • Flooding on Mill Road in Madison (Photo: Daniela Perallon, WHNT News 19)

  • A dog checks out a flooded yard on Grant Street in Decatur. (Photo: Erin Earnest)

  • Flooding along Grant Street in Decatur. (Photo: Erin Earnest)

  • Flooding along Grant Street in Decatur. (Photo: Erin Earnest)

  • Flooding in front of a home in Danville, near Highway 55. (Photo: Tiffeny Owens)

  • Flooding in front of a home in Danville, near Highway 55. (Photo: Tiffeny Owens)

  • Floodwaters cover County Road 203 in Speake. (Photo: Chad Rhoades)

  • Floodwaters cover County Road 203 in Speake. (Photo: Chad Rhoades)

  • Floodwaters cover County Road 203 in Speake. (Photo: Chad Rhoades)

  • Flooding on Capshaw Road at R. Hammond Ct. (Photo: Alex Lynch, WHNT News 19)

  • Flooding at Kroger in Decatur. (Becky York)

  • Flooding on Main Street in Hartselle (Photo: Abbie Pike)

  • Flooding near the intersection of Highway 31 and Highway 36 in Hartselle (@northalwx)

  • Flooding in Madison, next to County Line Road & Browns Ferry (Photo: Dion Hose, WHNT News 19)

  • Flooding in Morgan County (Tyson Pruett)

  • Cows huddle under a tree in Madison. (Photo: Daniela Perallon, WHNT News 19)

  • Flooding in Hartselle on Main Street near the Family Dollar. (Photo: WHNT News 19 Viewer)

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