The Cherokee County area received as much as four to six inches of rainfall on Tuesday – causing flooding in many locations.
In the City of Centre, Park Street was covered in water, a portion of Northwood Drive had water flowing over it, and Hardwood Drive off Highway 9 South in Centre also experienced flooding.
The National Weather Service in Birmingham reports that three to seven inches of rain fell across central Etowah County causing flooding in many areas there.
The weather forecast is calling for more rainfall over the next couple of days which could translate to flash flooding. Those who live in low lying flood-prone areas should pay close attention to the weather siltation during the time and be prepared to evacuate immediately if necessary.
WEIS Radio will continue to monitor the weather and will keep you updated on all weather watches and warnings issued by the National Weather Service.