Published 8:54 pm Friday, March 23, 2012
The National Weather Service in Birmingham reported a flash
flood in Fort Deposit on Friday. According to the report, Highway 45 had up to two feet of
water over the roadway and water rescues took place due to
the rapid rise of water.
Earlier in the day on Friday, the National Weather Service in Birmingham issued a flood warning for Lowndes County until noon.
It reported that shortly before 9 a.m. on Friday that several roads had been flooded in the White Hall community, Collirene, Calhoun and near Fort Deposit and some of the roadways were impassable.
Flooding was expected on Friday including Fort Deposit, Hayneville, Mosses, Beechwood, Lowndesboro, Macedonia and White Hall.
It was also reported by an individual that Clara Gardner Drive was flooded in the Burkville area.
More information on Lowndes County flooding will be posted as
it becomes available.