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July 4, 2013

Flash flood warning issued for Limestone County

— The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a flash flood warning for central Morgan County, eastern Limestone County and southeastern Lawrence County and northwestern Cullman County until 5:15 p.m.

Locations that will experience flooding include Decatur and Mooresville. Additional rainfall amounts around 1 to 2 inches are possible extending from Decatur to Massey.

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. Move to higher ground.

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