Flood water rushes over Huckaby Bridge Road, three miles east of Hartselle, at noon today. A sign warned motorists of “high water” on roadway. Clif Knight

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Roads closings reported in area due to flooding

Published 11:58am Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Six roads in the Hartselle/Decatur area were closed this morning due to flooding, according to a spokesperson for the Morgan County Emergency Management Agency.

The closing were identified as Collins Road, Red Oak Road, Summerfood-Orr Road and Huckaby Bridge Road, all west of Hartselle, and Norris Mill Road and Mud Tavern Road in the Decatur area.

The Morgan County Rescue Squad also dispatched personnel and three boats to the Lacey’s Spring/Valhermoso area as a precaution due to rising water in the Tennessee River.

Rain showers are expected to continue through today with a high temperature of 33 tomorrow morning, according to the National Weather Service.

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