More Heavy Storms: scattered downpours bring a threat of flash flooding Friday evening

8:37 PM Update: The heavier storms are quieting down now; some minor flooding has been reported around Madison County and Limestone County, but this is not as bad as Thursday’s nights life-threatening flood in Huntsville.

The worst flooding of all happened in Giles and Marshall Counties in Tennessee Friday evening; as many as eight people have been rescued from flooding by Marshall Co. (TN) EMS, and the Duck River is out of its banks.

Heavy but unevenly scattered thunderstorms developing on Friday evening may cause some temporary flash flooding in North Alabama and Southern Middle Tennessee. Along with heavy rain, some storms contain frequent lightning and wind gusts to 35 miles per hour.

As much as 2-3″ of rain are possible in any single downpour tonight and again on Saturday!

Never drive through flooded roadways!

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