Heavy rain is causing flash floods across the TN Valley; check a running list of reported floods impacting roads
Officials are warning drivers to use caution, due to flooding in many areas.
Remember, do not drive through standing water. Flash floods happen quickly, and could take your vehicle over. Turn around, don’t drown.
Below is a running list of floods as reported by law enforcement, emergency management employees, National Weather Service employees, or WHNT News 19 viewers:
These pics from Steve Luchner show damage left behind on Comanche Trail and Rock Hill when a water retaining wall collapsed.
Those pics by Feleshia Perry were on Walker Lane in Hazel Green. Now we have this information from Madison County officials: Walker
Lane in Hazel Green, between 1759 Walker Lane and 1802 Walker Lane, is
currently closed due to damage to the road from flooding earlier today.
Crews are on the scene repairing the road and hope to have it open later this
afternoon. Please use caution while workers are present.
Thanks to Feleshia Perry for sending in these pics: “It took me nearly 45
mins to an hour to get from Moores Mill Intermediate School back to Hey
231/431because the flood waters were rushing across the road. Had to take my
daughter to school because buses are delayed.”
Thanks to Shannon for sending in this pic of flooding on Moores Mill Road in front of Lynn Fanning
NWS: the intersection of Old Railroad Bed Rd and Dan Crutcher Rd is considered impassable due to flowing water.
From NWS: Additional
reports are coming of roads either closed or impassable from Hazel
Green into New Market. Doppler Radar estimates now showing close to 4
inches of rainfall near and just south of Hazel Green.
Bobo Section Road
Good news! The driver who was stuck in this car has been rescued. He’s ok.
911 Call Center: the intersection of Grimwood Rd and Jack Thomas is considered impassable due to fast flowing water.
More pics from Hazel Green – Thanks Kevin Bennett for sending them our way.
Viewer: over 6 inches of rain in Owens Cross Roads on Christian Road.
The heaviest rain is now making its way into New Market
The Flash Flood Warning for Madison County has been continued until 9:30 am
National Weather Service: the intersection of Harvest Rd and Highway 53 is considered impassable due to flowing water.
Whitt Haven subdivision in Toney – Viewer says their garage and crawl space is flooded
Viewer: Intersection of West Limestone Road & Nix Road in Meridianville is impassable
Flood waters overtook this driver’s car on Patterson Lane just north of Pulaski Pike.
911 call center reports the intersection of pulaski pike and toney rd is considered impassable due to flowing water.
Madison County Sheriff’s Office: Avoid the area of Grimwood Road & Cherry Drive near the bridges due to the high, fast-flowing waters. Use an alternate route
Caller: Heavy Flooding on Old Railroad Bed Road between Taft, TN & Alabama State Line
National Weather Service: water covering the road at the intersection of Wall Triana and Ford Chapel.
Pulaski Pike and Patterson Lane: Completely impassable.
Viewer: Many areas of
Grimwood road, Patterson Road, and Murphy Hill are also impassible this morning
due to heavy rain.
Caller: Charity Lane in Hazel Green flooded.
Viewer: Power outage reported in Jackson County in Woodville and Skyline.
Madison County Sheriff’s Office: Traffic Light at Highway 231 & Joe Quick Road is in flash mode. Please treat as 4-way stop.
Warning from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office: Most roads in NW Madison County are flooded. Please avoid travel in Harvest and Toney areas.
Caller: Several people are stranded at the post office in Toney after encountering flooded roads in the area.
From NWS: Starting
to receive reports of water covering some roads in the Harvest area.
Close to 4 inches of rain have already fallen around the Harvest area
and another 1-2 inches are certainly possible over the next hr or so. We
may start to see some rises on Indian Creek as well if this water
starts to flow more into the basin.
Viewer: Water over road at County Rd 8 in Woodville
Toney Road in Madison County is impassable between Pulaski Pike and Jeff Road.
From the National Weather Service: Water
possibly covering parts of AL Hwy 65 near Paint Rock in extreme
southwest Jackson Co, although this is unconfirmed at this point.
The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Northwestern Madison County in north central Alabama... * Until 730 AM CDT
Highway 431 & Cave Spring Road is back open.
Ford Chapel Road and Kelly’s Way is another area of concern. The Sheriff’s Office asks drivers to use an alternate route.
Northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 431 at Cave Spring Road are closed because of flood waters.
Wilson Mann Road in Owens Cross Roads is one location crews are working