Stormy weather downs trees, causes flooding

Published 9:14am Monday, April 7, 2014

The storm system that entered the area yesterday and is still lingering led to some damage and adverse road conditions in Elmore County. As of 9 a.m. the following had been reported to the Elmore County Emergency Management Agency:

4:39 a.m. – Buyck Road at Jackson Trace Road – large oak tree across road.

4:50 a.m. – 8181 Lightwood Road at Union Congregational Church – large tree down in roadway.

5:15 a.m. – Tallassee Highway near Owens Road, Wetumpka – tree in roadway.

5:36 a.m. – 1543 Alabama Highway 143 (Main Street) in Millbr4ook – large tree fell on a vehicle causing minor injuries to one person (neck and knee). Second vehicle ran into the tree before police arrived (no injury). All four lanes were blocked.

6:07 a.m. – Fieldcrest Road, one mile off Titus Road – large tree in roadway.

6:12 a.m. – 6700 block of Titus Road – bridge holding water.

7 a.m. – Jug Factory Road between Owens Road and Marshall Road in Redland – road closed due to flash flooding.

Power Outages –

Alabama Power – 46

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative – 20


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