From Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a flash flood emergency until 1:15 a.m. for much of Jefferson and St. Clair counties. Torrential rains extend from Trussville southward to Alabaster.
The intersection of Old Warrior Robbins Rd and Warrior Jasper Rd has a tree down with power lines. The roadway is impassable.
According to JeffCo officials, “reports of tress washed into the road on Glennwood Rd. The Fire Dept reports it’s flooded from Morris City limits to the Fire Station. There are many reports of drivers being rescued from flooded roadways. If you don’t need to be out, please stay home.”
“Stroup Lane at Mosley Loop Roadd in Kimberly. Roadway flooded due to pond overflow. Also active water rescue at 1st Street North/3rd Ave North and Georgia Road/ Athens Ave.”
Highway 31 in Hoover has been closed due to flooding.
From Hoover officials, “Flooding at Stadium Trace and Fleming Parkway near Bumpus Middle School – vehicles are stranded.”
Flood waters at 36th Ave N to Vanderbilt Rd and 2nd Ave S/41st St. S.