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Apr 28 Severe Weather Situation Report

This is the Situation Report from Humphreys County Emergency Management.  For the latest information about shelter, evacuations or road closures, contact the 911 Center at 296-7792.

Situation Report - 32

Severe Weather – Flooding

April 28th 2011

Humphreys County continues to address issues related this week’s wind storm and following flood.

15 to 20 county roads remain closed or partially closed.

Four bridges may be destroyed beyond repair and five or more requiring repairs. Numerous culverts have washed out and need repairs. Several miles of roads are washed and badly damaged.

The Buffalo and Duck rivers are now beginning to flood low lying roads.  The rivers are expected to continue to rise for another two or three days.

Electricity has been restored to all but about 100 residences which are primarily in the New Johnsonville area. MLEC projects that all power will be restored by the end of today.

The City of New Johnsonville is working to provide an alternative means of providing water due to the anticipated flooding on the Tennessee River where the water intake is located.

Thanks,

Odell Poyner, Director
Humphreys County
Emergency Management Agency
(931)296-3442 X 3