Tennessee River still a risk for flooding - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Tennessee River still a risk for flooding

The river measured over 18 feet Friday. The river measured over 18 feet Friday.
MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Despite some long awaited sunshine, a flood warning remains in effect for Madison, Marshall and Morgan Counties.

The National Weather Service said the Tennessee River was at 18.3 feet and rising as of 11 a.m. Friday. They expect it to rise to 20 feet by Friday evening.

Flood stage is 17 feet.

Officials advise minor flooding is occurring, but said if the river reaches 21 feet, significant flooding will impact Redstone Arsenal and areas of Morgan County.

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