Locally heavy rain causes road flooding

A car travelling north on Jefferson Road near the Industrial Park sends a blanket of water flying.

A car travelling north on Jefferson Road near the Industrial Park sends a blanket of water flying.

Several reports of flooded roads came from various locations in the Demopolis area Thursday morning. According to one report, as much as 4.75 inches of rain fell between 4AM and 7AM just south of town. The West Alabama Watchman urges everyone travelling the roads today to be aware of any dangerous situations and take necessary precautions. Let’s be safe out there.