As more rain continues to move into Middle Tennessee, flooding is already being reported in many areas.
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The City of Murfreesboro’s Emergency Operations Center has been activated since 4 p.m. Thursday. City employees are actively monitoring road conditions and clearing drains to get ahead of the heavy rainfall. Right now, the only streets marked with high water barrels are Sulphur Springs at Cross Drive and North Tennessee at Hazelwood.
Residents are asked to report flooded streets and high water areas to the Murfreesboro Street Department 615-893-4380 for streets inside the city limits. The Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency is still the point of contact for county roads at 615-898-7764.
According to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, the following roads are closed due to flooding:
- Sulphur Springs Road at Shacklett Road and Buckeye Bottom Road
- County Farm Road at Elam Road
- Seminary Road at Poplar Wood Road
- Veals Road between Double Springs and Bradyville Pike
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RCFR Water Rescue Teams have closed off County Farm Rd at Elam Rd. Please be advised there is debris floating in the rapidly flowing water, do not attempt to cross the barrier, and avoid this location please! #turnarounddontdrown #RutherfordCounty pic.twitter.com/gq5MBHGpaJ— Rutherford County Fire Rescue (@RCFireRescue) February 22, 2019
RCFR Water Rescue says Elam Mill Slab is an ‘extreme hazard’ due to very deep, and rapidly moving water. pic.twitter.com/8H4y2727jY— Rutherford County Fire Rescue (@RCFireRescue) February 22, 2019
Williamson County Emergency Management is keeping residents updated on weather and road conditions. Click here to see their most updated list.
Roads impacted by flooding:
- Old Natchez Trace - Temple Road
- 4th Avenue - North Margin
- 3rd Avenue - Centennial
- Old Natchez Road - Montpier Drive
- Tom Lunn Road - Port Royal Road
- Duplex Road - Crown Point / Commonwealth
Facility and park closures:
- Aspen Grove Park
- Bicentennial Park
- Eastern Flank Battlefield
- Fieldstone Farms Tunnels
- Pinkerton Park
Officials with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office are already reporting flooding on Sue Warren Trail.
@LtScottMoore1 and I are here at Sue Warren Trl, where 2 days ago it was 6 feet under water. With the rain forecasted, the flooded areas will not take long to begin to have major road hazards. pic.twitter.com/rwdLZNy2H6— Ashlyn Varvel (@ashlynvarvel) February 22, 2019
Giles County officials say they currently have about 14 roads with water across them after receiving a little over 2 inches of rain within the last 24 hours. Crews are continuing to monitor road conditions and water levels.
State Route 247 (Snow Creek Road) near State Route 50 is closed due to the flooding of the Duck River and Snow Creek. According to TDOT, this area could remain closed until at least Monday.
SR 247 (Snow Creek Rd) in Maury Co near SR 50 is closed due to the flooding of the Duck River & Snow Creek. We expect this segment to remain closed at least until Monday. pic.twitter.com/6cE9BaW5zp— Kathryn Schulte (@SchulteTDOT) February 22, 2019
Officials in Overton County have declared a state of emergency due to the massive flooding in the area.
At least four to six homes have been evacuated, and there is already flooding on numerous back roads.
The main area of concern right now is Cash Street at the Hwy 111 Bypass.