Some roads closed, homes flooded in Alabama

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Flood watches and warnings continued for much of Alabama, as heavy rain continued to fall on already saturated ground.

In northern Alabama, emergency managers reported flooding across parts of central Morgan and much of central and eastern Lawrence counties.

In Moulton, authorities said several roads were impassable and several houses had flooded near the city's downtown area.

Authorities said numerous roads were also impassable in and around Decatur and Hartselle.

In southern Alabama, the National Weather Service said early Friday morning that a flash flood watch is in effect for the southwest part of the state. Forecasters said periods of heavy rain may result in additional widespread rainfall of 3 to 6 inches, with higher amounts possible in areas across coastal Alabama.



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