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Arts & Life
3:55 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Storms Cause Power Outages In North Alabama

Power is out in parts of north Alabama after storms moved across the area and the threat continues into the evening.
Credit National Weather Service

Power is out in parts of north Alabama after storms moved across the area.

Huntsville Utilities says a line of storms with lightning and winds knocked out electrical service in the Hazel Green area of Madison County on Thursday.

Crews were working on that outage along with several smaller ones in the area.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for parts of Madison and Limestone counties after as much as 3 inches of rain fell in a brief period.

Forecasters say another 2 inches of rain is possible in parts of the Tennessee Valley.

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Flood Watch
5:34 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

North Alabama Under Flood Watch

Heavy rains across the state brings the threat of floods to some areas Monday night and Tuesday morning. National Weather Service

Alabama's northern counties are under a flood watch as potentially heavy rains move into the state. The National Weather Service says storms crossing into the Tennessee Valley will bring rainfall totals from 1 to 3 inches by Tuesday, as some areas could receive as much as 5 inches of rain. The heaviest precipitation is expected to fall overnight Monday. Forecasters say northeastern Alabama should receive the heaviest rains. The weather service says streams along the Tennessee River will rise because of runoff from the storms.