North Alabama flooding http://apr.org en Rains, Flooding Threat Continues in Alabama http://apr.org/post/rains-flooding-threat-continues-alabama <DIV> <P>Rivers are rising and flooding continues to be a threat as rain keeps falling in Alabama.</P> <P>A flood warning is in effect for most of northern and western Alabama, and a flood watch covers the rest of the region.</P> <P>The National Weather Service says as much as 1 inch of additional rain could fall Wednesday, increasing flooding problems since the ground already is saturated with water.</P> <P>Forecasters say the Flint River is more than a foot above flood level in Madison County, and the Paint Rock River is 2 feet above flood level in Jackson County and rising.</P> <P>Low- Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:52:22 +0000 The Associated Press 23286 at http://apr.org Rains, Flooding Threat Continues in Alabama North Alabama Remains Under Flood Threat http://apr.org/post/north-alabama-remains-under-flood-threat <P>Forecasters say north Alabama remains under a flood threat following storms that will dump as much as 7 inches of rain on the region before they leave the state.</P> <P>Heavy downpours caused flooding in northwest Alabama on Monday, and the weather service says northeast Alabama is now most at risk.</P> <P>Forecasters have issued a flood warning that includes all or parts of Colbert, DeKalb, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan counties.</P> <P>Forecasters say parts of the Tennessee Valley received as much as 5 inches of rain overnight, and 2 more inches Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:24:16 +0000 The Associated Press 18004 at http://apr.org North Alabama Remains Under Flood Threat