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Flooding forces Lewis Co. residents to evacuate

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Flooding along Hooper Road in Lewis County. (Photo from Hannah Brewer) Flooding along Hooper Road in Lewis County. (Photo from Hannah Brewer)
HOHENWALD, TN (WSMV) -

People were evacuated from their homes in Hohenwald on Monday morning due to flooding in the area but are now returning back home.

Much of the flooding happened between 48 South and U.S. 412 West on Wildcat Hollow Road.

Residents say the flooding started around 4:15 a.m. but was at its worst around 10:30 a.m.

The water levels are said to have been close to windows of the homes in the area.

As of 11:30 a.m., these areas in Lewis County were also experiencing flooding:

  • Piney Creek road
  • U.S. 412
  • 2nd and Pine
  • Grinders Creek
  • McCord Hollow

11:40 a.m. update: Nashville's Office of Emergency Management say Sevenmile Creek, Whites Creek, Richland Creek, Mill Creek and Brown's Creek are expected to receive minor levels of flash flooding. According to OEM, the Cumberland River is not expected to reach flood stage.

Flooding reported in Davidson County:

  • Murfreesboro Road between Kermit and Vultee in Hermitage
  • McFerrin Avenue at Granada Avenue in East Nashville

Channel 4 will keep this story updated as more information comes into the newsroom.

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