Flooding Disrupts Huntsville: Power Failures, Road Blocks as City Responds

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City personnel respond to emergency calls and road hazards as residents face continued flood threats.

The Following is a Press Release on Facebook from the City of Huntsville

Beginning last night at 10:00PM, Huntsville experienced a significant weather event that caused major flooding resulting in power outages, road closures, and displacement of residents. City crews and personnel have worked diligently to address the problems caused by the flooding and are still working to restore services to full capacity.

Employees from every department within the city have tirelessly dedicated themselves to ensuring the safety of Huntsville's residents. The Huntsville Fire Department and other rescue-trained first responders answered 26 rescue calls within the City of Huntsville during the height of the event. The Huntsville Police Department handled numerous accidents and positioned themselves in areas so that drivers could be warned about high water and obstructed roadways.

With the threat of continued flooding, we urge residents to prioritize safety and stay informed through official channels. Please DO NOT drive through high water and please report any issues to the City of Huntsville 936-294-5700, the Walker County Office of Emergency Management at 936-435-8035 or the Walker County Communications Center at 936-435-8001.