THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN FL.
CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR BRUCE (SR 20) AFFECTING WALTON COUNTY PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.
ALL PERSONS WITH INTEREST ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.& BE PREPARED TO TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE & PROPERTY. DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. IF YOU SEE FLOOD WATERS.REMEMBER TO TURN AROUND & DO NOT DROWN.
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
* portions of southeast Alabama… Florida and southwest
Georgia… including the following areas… in southeast
Alabama… Coffee… Dale… Geneva… Henry and Houston. In
Florida… Calhoun… central Walton… coastal Bay… coastal
Franklin… coastal Gulf… Gadsden… Holmes… inland Bay…
inland Franklin… inland Gulf… inland Walton… Jackson…
Liberty… south Walton and Washington. In southwest Georgia…
Baker… Calhoun… Clay… Decatur… early… Miller… Quitman…
Randolph… Seminole and Terrell.
* Through Saturday morning
* most areas have had 3 to 5 inches of rainfall since Monday…
but some areas have had 10 to 18 inches. Flash flooding has
already occurred in these areas… and more heavy rain is
possible into Saturday morning. Much of the region is likely to
get an additional 2 to 4 inches of rain through this time… but
isolated amounts of 5 to 10 inches are possible. Thus flash
flooding remains a major concern… especially for those areas
that already experienced flooding.
South Walton damaged roads have not been confirmed by Deputy. Units are working to confirm reported damage.
1.) Central 8th St. is flooding and beginning to wash out.
2.) Central 7th St is experiencing wash outs.
3.) S Wall St, the beach access #3. Caller advised the RD has washed away approx. 15×4. The sand is also washing away. Public works has been notified. Tape has been knocked down and people are walking around on the dunes.
4.) Chat Holly & Rhodes Cove has approx. 4 inches of water over the road.
5.) Wood Beach Dr. advised water from the wetlands is approx. 15ft from her house.
6.) East Pinehurst Drive is flooded with water over the roadway. AT 0600, East Pinehurst is back open, not flooded but damaged.
7.) Montigo Ave…Homeowners advised they are flooded in, advised the road is completely under water. Approx. 2-3 ft. of water. Approx. 12 inches of water on roadway in front on one house in small area. Road is still passable at this time.
8.) Quincy Circle on the West side is approx. a foot under water. South Walton Fire Dept. advised this road is clear at this time.
9.) Pelayo Rd has 1 ft. standing water at Co Hwy 30A but is passable.
10.)CLOSE TO E POINT WASHINGTON RD – CREEK IS OVER THE ROAD – CLOSE TO DICK SALTSMAN RD. SWF crews have made it all the way to Dick Saltsman Rd, creek appears to have receded.
11.)Multiple areas on Forrest Shore Dr. are underwater but still passable.
12.)Peachtree Cir- water flooding into the house from the roadway- Sink hole reported in the area. SWF advised that roadway is passable. All property in the area has standing water on it. A sink hole has not been verified. At least one building on this street has water inside the structure.
13.)South Holiday and US Hwy 98 intersection water is still approx. a foot deep on South Holiday. US Hwy 98 doesn’t appear to be effected. South Holiday is passable.
14.)East Nursery and TranQuilty approx. 100yds of water 3-4”, is still passable. At 0750, E Nursery at Tranquility is still underwater but passable.
15.)South Walton Lakeshore DR. Approx. 4-6 inches of water in front of the Beach Front Trail. The road is passable. There is standing water between E. Park Place and Hwy 98 E.
16.)111 Lake Cswy- Citizen advised water is over the roadway possibly driving hazard.
17.)Pine St. the road is under approximately 18inches of water. Called in by citizen.
18.)600 Block and 1100 Block of Don Bishop Rd has approximately 1-2 ft. of water
19.) CO Hwy 395 & East Point Washington Rd is still under water, several places washed out. Signs have been placed. Appears to be receding, but clay road presents issues for access.
20.)Eden Gardens parking lot is under water.
21.)Intersection of Eve Cir and Eden Dr is underwater.
22.)West Park Place Dr at Inlet Beach has approximately 2 inches of water over it for 100 feet, county has placed barricades.
23.)Old Ferry Rd (Dirt Rd section) may be passable by truck but by car can only make it to first house, has a lot of flowing water.
24.)Coochie Rd is passable to Rock Plant Area, some minor wash out areas.
25.)395 at Watercolor Crossing has water in the North bound lanes
26.)Wayside Park has cement slab missing, cones are out.
27.)112 Sea Croft Dr is underwater in both directions leaving home per homeowner.
28.) 219 Chrysler Ave: Homeowner advised water is 2 ft. from coming into her home. Requesting assistance. The road department is bagging the yard to offer some assistance. They advised it will not clear all the water but will help.
29.)Grayton St. has standing water.
30.)Apostles Way has approx. 18 ft. wide washout.
31.)E. Hewitt and W. Hewitt intersection has approx. 6 inches of flowing water to the bay.
32.)Eagle Bay has approx. 6 inches of standing water.
33.)Slalom Way has standing water.
34.)Lynn Drive has standing water.
35.)Winston Manor has standing water.
36.)Santa Barbara Ave has standing water.
37.)Woodland Bayou Rd has standing water.
38.)Veterans Rd Mobile Home Park has approx. 4-6 inches standing water.
North Walton damaged roads, Deputy confirmed.
1.) Indian Creek Ranch Rd is closed.
2.) Deer Run East has a lot of damage. Several vehicles have gotten stuck. County responded and checked the area.
3.) Eight Mile Bridge has water at the bottom of the bridge.
4.) Per EG10 – possible microburst in the area of Water Oak St, causing a pine tree to lean over roadway. 7/4/13 at 21:39
5.) White Creek Rd has standing water in the road before the bridge.
6.) Byrd Crossroads 181C & 181A has standing water on the roadway.
7.) Morrison Springs Rd has some standing water, road is passable. Park & both bridges to the boat launch are ok. The water is very close to the dock level.
8.) Nancy Darby is not passable, the road is under water. Around the 1000 Block of Nancy Darby about 15-25 ft. of roadway is washed out. Water is about 2-3’ deep. At 5:52, barricades present. A ditch 4 ft. deep and 10-15 ft. wide is all the way across the road. No residences are trapped that can be determined.
9.) Water is up to the bridge at Hwy 181 C West at 8 mile. Water is not over the road yet.
10.)On State Hwy 81 near Bruce, DOT is directing traffic.
11.)At River Rd and McCaskill Rd., the water is 18- 24inches deep a mile from the river. No homes are affected at this time; however, cannot travel all the way to the boat ramp.
12.)Cedar Log Lake Road is passable all the way to the new boat ramp. However, there is water ponding and standing at the parking lot 12 inches deep. No water on houses.
13.)Berrian Lake Road is passable all the way to the old boat ramp. However, there is standing water in several yards in the area. Chelco has cut power for Berrian Lake Rd. Water is coming over the landing 150-200 yards from the landing. River is out of banks at camp house.
14.)Coon Bottom Rd is cutting off fairly bad going into Holmes County. Holmes County has been contacted.
15.)Crooked Creek Rd washed out right past 183, not passable.
16.)Indian Creek Rd Bridge has moved off pylons and conditions are extremely dangerous, NOT passable.
17.)Mckinnon Bridge is out per road foreman.
18.)Pervy Campbell at Knox Hill Rd is washed out and there are mud holes where people got stuck in the mud.
19.)Big Cedar Rd has water coming over the road close to the bridge, but it is still passable. The road department will be attempting to fix problem at 2000 tonight.
20.)606-735 Mill Creek Dr. is washed out and not passable.
21.)475 Donna Lane is washed out and impassable.
22.)On Brookside, cannot turn onto West Jonquil, road is washed out and impassable.
23.)At Smokehouse and Magnolia, someone has moved barricades.
Freeport damaged roads, Deputy confirmed.
1.) Dead River RD is closed; water is across it just past the pond.
2.) State Hwy 81 shut down south of Windmill. North of Windmill to the Holmes County line is open. DOT is on scene
3.) Bunker Rd is still under water in spots, but traffic is passing. Bonnie Lane is now open.
4.) Steelfield RD is closed with 2-3 ft. of water standing.
5.) River Rd is closed.
6.) McKinnon Bridge Rd. is closed.
7.) CO Hwy 3280 is shut down from Smoke House Lake Rd. to Magnolia Rd. Large wash out at Magnolia Rd.
8.) Seven Runs Park is still under water.
9.) Black Creek Rd area of Dowdle Gas still has water over the road way, also NB side underwater at Joyce Rd, SB side passable.
10.) JW Hollington north bound lane has standing water but passable.
11.) Layfette Creek water is approx. a foot from the bottom of the bridge.
12.) Joe Campbell is not passable.
13.) Old Jolly Bay & CO Hwy 3280 still has a lot of water flowing over the road. Approx. 1 in deep.
14.) Joe Dugger road is not passable and is washed out in several areas.
15.) Four-mile bridge water is approx. 5 feet from the bottom of the bridge @ 2043 on 7/4/13.
16.) Antioch Cemetery Rd. road is washed out but passable. End of the road has standing water.
17.)Jones Rd, next to Alaqua Cove Rd, is completely under water.
18.)Alaqua Cove Rd is completely under water.
19.) 331 Business and State Hwy 20 has standing water.
20.)Sewer Alarm going off at North Street and CR 83A, Freeport Water Department are going to fix problem.
21.)Black Creek Blvd has water running across the road, but is passable.
22.)Goodwin Creek Rd almost washed away per homeowner, is private road, notified road department and they advised they may be able to offer assistance from roadway to culvert.
23.) 12100 State Highway 81 Private driveway is washed away, per homeowner.
24.) 12099 State Highway 81 private driveway is washed away, per homeowner.
25.)12097 State Highway 81 private driveway is washed away, Deputy confirmed. Homeowners cannot leave residence at this time! If entry needs to be made, a 4×4 truck will be needed.
26.)Most of Enchanted Estates has 3-4 inches of standing water.
27.)20 at Turpentine Creek, water is gone.