Flood Advisories, Warnings Issued For Parts Of Mid-State
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Heavy rain has caused some flooding and standing water on roadways across the mid-state on Wednesday morning.
A flood warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for creeks and rivers in Cheatham, Hickman, Montgomery, Perry and Robertson Counties in Middle Tennessee and Butler, Edmonson, Muhlenberg, and Warren Counties in Kentucky.
A flood advisory has been issued for rivers and creeks in Davidson, Giles, Hickman, Lawrence, Montgomery, Perry, Wayne, and Williamson Counties. Get the latest Weather Alerts here.
On Wednesday morning, some roadways were impassable for motorists.
Officials in Warren County, Kentucky, have issued a warning to motorists due to high water covering the roadways.
Sheriff Gaines with the Warren County Sheriff's Office urged motorists to use alternate routes and never drive through flooded areas.
Two feet or less of rushing water can carry most vehicles.
The following roads have been reported as hazardous or impassable:
Russellville Road/Murphy Road
Witt Road/Highway 526
400-600 Block of Plano Road
Three Springs Road/Basil Griffin
Little Knob Road
Upper Dixie Highway
Walnut Creek Drive
5000 Block Morgantown Road
Richpond Rockied Road/Aaron Road
10000 Block Smiths Grove Scottville Road
Porter Pike (Between Carl Jordan & Iron Bridge Road)
Students in the Academy of Energy and Power at Maplewood are busy getting ready for next week's Project Expo and had the opportunity to show it off some of their projects to Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper.