Flash Flood Emergency for Perry and Dallas County Until 1:30pm Tuesday! Life Threatening Situation!

Here’s a report out of Selma:

EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTS NUMEROUS STREETS AND SOME BUILDINGS FLOODED IN DOWNTOWN SELMA AREA…WITH FLOWING WATER UP TO THREE FEET DEEP….

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…NORTHEASTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…NORTHERN LOWNDES COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHERN PERRY COUNTY IN ALABAMA… WESTERN AUTAUGA COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT

* AT 1026 AM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED SERIOUS FLASH FLOODING IN DOWNTOWN SELMA…AND A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY IS NOW IN  EFFECT.  NUMEROUS STREETS AND BUSINESSES ARE FLOODED IN THE DOWNTOWN SELMA AREA…WITH WATER THREE FEET DEEP ACROSS SOME ROADWAYS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…MARION…  SELMA…SELMONT-WEST SELMONT…VALLEY GRANDE…OLD CAHABA PARK… AND WHITE HALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
THIS IS A DANGEROUS…LIFE THREATENING SITUATION AND EVERY PRECAUTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO AVOID LOSS OF LIFE AND PROPERTY. EXTENSIVE FLOODING IS EXPECTED. MOTORISTS SHOULD AVOID WATER COVERED ROADS AND FIND ALTERNATIVE ROUTES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY

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