Flood Advisory Issued for Several West Alabama Counties
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a flood advisory for several counties in West Alabama.
The areas affected are in Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry and Sumter Counties.
The advisory is set to expire at 3:15 p.m. Monday. The text of the alert is as follows:
.Heavy rainfall from Ida has created very saturated soils across the area. Ponding of water on roadways should be expected with drainage ditches becoming full. The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Southwestern Perry County in central Alabama... Marengo County in southwestern Alabama... Southern Greene County in west central Alabama... Southwestern Hale County in west central Alabama... Sumter County in west central Alabama... * Until 315 PM CDT. * At 1123 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Demopolis, Livingston, York, Linden, Uniontown, Cuba, Jefferson, Forkland, Thomaston, Boligee, Sweet Water, Gainesville, Epes, Myrtlewood, Faunsdale, Emelle, Dayton, Dug Hill, Coatopa and Pin Hook.
The weather service urges residents of these areas to remain vigilant as Ida makes its way through the southeast, and if they see standing water on the roads, remember to turn around, don't drown.
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