Current Weather

temperature

45℉

clear sky

BREAKING: Emergency flash flood warning, 3 school buses trapped in high water


BREAKING: Emergency flash flood warning, 3 school buses trapped in high water

PHOTO: Graphic provided by the National Weather Service via Facebook

BY ASHLEY COKER

The National Weather service has issued an emergency flash flood warning for Central Sumner County.

The warning is in active until noon Friday. The NWS indicated that flash flooding was already occurring at 7:13 a.m. and called this a “dangerous and life-threatening situation.”

The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that there have been three water rescues involving school buses on Campbell Hollow Road, Rogues Fork Road and Buck Perry Road. No injuries have been reported and a representative of the sheriff’s office said, “the kids on the buses are all good,” at 8:40 a.m. Friday morning.

There are several water rescues currently underway throughout the county, according to Sumner County emergency dispatch personnel.

Locations in the NWS warning include Gallatin, Hendersonville, Goodlettsville, White House, Millersville, Westmoreland, Cottontown, Bethpage and Oak Grove.

The NWS encourages residents to seek higher ground now and avoid traveling unless they are fleeing an area subject to flooding.

One area to avoid:

About The Author

You can reach Ashley Coker at ashley.coker@homepagemediagroup.com or follow her on Twitter via @theashleycoker.

Related posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *