NWS issues flood warning for Calhoun, Cherokee counties

NWS issues flood warning for Calhoun, Cherokee counties

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A car is submerged in water along an Oxford street. Source: TellFox.com A car is submerged in water along an Oxford street. Source: TellFox.com
Flooding in the Rock Run community in Cherokee County. Source: TellFox.com/Melody Walker Flooding in the Rock Run community in Cherokee County. Source: TellFox.com/Melody Walker
Flooding near an I-20 ramp in Oxford. Source: TellFox.com Flooding near an I-20 ramp in Oxford. Source: TellFox.com
A car gets stuck in water in Oxford. Source: TellFox.com A car gets stuck in water in Oxford. Source: TellFox.com
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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

The NWS has issued a flood warning for Calhoun County after heavy rains moved through the area.

Local storm reports indicate flooding in the Oxford and Anniston areas. The NWS reports water runoff with a depth of six inches covering Hwy 78. There are also reports of cars being flooded and impassible secondary roads.

Calhoun County is under a flash flood warning until 6 p.m. Cherokee County is under a flash flood warning until 6:30 p.m. 

In Cherokee County, there are reports of quarter size hail in Spring Garden and Forney, as well as flooding near Centre over County Road 162 just east of Highway 9.

SLIDESHOW: East Alabama flooding 4-17-13

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