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North Alabama remains under flood threat

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Forecasters say north Alabama remains under a flood threat following storms that will dump as much as seven inches of rain on the region before they leave the state.

Heavy downpours caused flooding in the Shoals on Monday, and the weather service said northeast Alabama is now most at risk.

Forecasters have issued a flood warning that includes all or parts of Colbert, DeKalb, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan counties.

Forecasters said parts of the Tennessee Valley received as much as five inches of rain overnight, and two more inches of rain could still fall.

The weather service said flooding is likely around streams and low-lying land near creeks and rivers.

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