That looks more like a lake than someone's yard, but that's what we've been seeing overnight. This is Franklin County Highway 48, and there's a lot of flooding just like this throughout Franklin County. http://bit.ly/1FPHsbw Muriel Bailey is on the phone right now, getting more reports from Emergency Management officials and police. Look for her to update you live every half hour from 4:30 to 7:00 a.m.
It was lightly raining when I drove in to work, but you may see it pick up where you live at any time. Meteorologist David Ernst says storms will be widespread again today. I'll let him pinpoint them for you. He's good at that. http://bit.ly/GSwBfq
Can you believe this weekend it will be ten years since Natalie Holloway disappeared? Her father keeps working hard to find her. At 5:42, you'll see and hear how he's following up on leads with a private investigator.
And quick - spell "cryptoporticus". I was just seeing if you were awake. But can you pronounce it? We'll see if I can at 5:13. It's all part of the National Spelling Bee, where Alabama's entry is still alive.
I have some other big words to check out. Join me for WAFF 48 News Today. We have the ABC's of what you need to know to get your day started off right. I'll see you on TV!