Florence Police close flooded roads, remind public to slow down

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Florence Police are warning drivers to avoid multiple flooded roads.

Florence Police are warning drivers to avoid multiple flooded roads.

FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Police have closed multiple flooded roads across the city.

According to a Facebook post from Sunday, FPD closed Coffee Road, which runs under Mitchell Boulevard to access Highway 20.

FPD also closed Jim Spain Drive and Clayborn Liles Drive, both of which lead to McFarland Park, which is also closed to the public.

Boats at the marina are inaccessible and are not being permitted to launch.

FPD also reminded everyone to use headlights, windshield wipers, avoid crossing flooded roads, and slow down.

A viewer photo from Sheffield Bluff shows flooding in McFarland Park.
A viewer photo from Sheffield Bluff shows flooding in McFarland Park. (Photo courtesy Nathan Rikard)