Southern States Struck by Severe Flooding

Police in Morgan County, Alabama, said several water rescues were performed overnight March 17 into March 18 as intense storms pummeled the south.

Footage shared by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) shows a vehicle trapped by floodwaters on Lacon Road in Falkville on Thursday.

The MCSO urged drivers to avoid flooded roadways.

The National Weather Service said at least 12 counties in central Alabama may have had tornadoes on March 17. Credit: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful