Children Splash Around Tropical Storm Elsa Floodwaters in Gulf Shores

A flash flood warning was issued for coastal areas of Alabama as Tropical Storm Elsa moved along the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, July 6.

The storm was forecast to strengthen as it moved along Florida’s Gulf Coast on Tuesday, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

Footage shared by Jennifer Harrison Starns on Facebook shows children jumping through floodwaters on Tuesday.

“Swimming at their rental in Gulf Shores. Who needs the beach?” she wrote on Facebook. Credit: Jennifer Harrison Starns via Storyful