July 4th: Several Roads Under Water Across North Alabama

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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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