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Weather update as of 10:30 a.m., Christmas Eve

 

Northwestern Escambia County and Conecuh County are under a flash flood

The view from the East Brewton side of the Murder Creek Bridge just before 9 a.m. Thursday.

The view from the East Brewton side of the Murder Creek Bridge just before 9 a.m. Thursday.

watch today until 1:30 p.m.

Nearly five inches of rainfall has occurred over the last few hours and an additional two-to-four inches are likely in some areas throughout the rest of the morning, the National Weather Service is reporting.

Impacted areas include Evergreen, Repton, I-65 and County Road 1 in Conecuh County, Poarch Creek Reservation, McCollough and the I-65 corridor at Hwy. 41, Hwy. 21, Hwy. 83, Hwy. 113, County Road 6 and U.S. Hwy. 84.

In Brewton, water levels at Murder and Burnt Corn creeks continue to drop. County EMA director David Adams said, “Absent additional heavy rains, we should be OK. The rate of fall and the timing of the next rain event will have a large effect on if we have additional worries.”

As of present, no road or bridge closures in Escambia County have been released.