UPDATE, 12:15 p.m. ALEA noted that all lanes were open.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a flash flood warning for Sumter County until 2 p.m. on Thursday.

NWS says between 6 and 8 inches of rain have fallen based on radar estimates. Flash flooding is currently occurring.

The EMA director for Sumter County spoke on air with the Steve & DC show Thursday morning:


Stay tuned to The Thread for updates.

This article was updated to include the extended flash flood warning time from NWS.

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