Alabama River

Fourth of July Celebrations on the Alabama River

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Boating on the Alabama River — is a Fourth of July summertime tradition for a lot of people in Selma. “Selma’s lucky. We have one of the greatest natural resources in the whole state. And that’s the Alabama River,” said Ray Hogg. The Selma engineer says cruising the Alabama River on the 4th of July…

Flood Warnings Issued for Alabama & Tallapoosa Rivers, Catoma Creek

The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for many local rivers.   ALABAMA RIVER: For the Alabama River, this warning affects Montgomery, Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes and Dallas counties. Heavy rainfall of six to eight inches is expected by Thursday. The flood warning is in effect for Friday afternoon to Saturday afternoon. As of this morning, the river level is…

NEW INFO: Search Underway for Missing Boater near Camden

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says the search is underway for a missing boater. ALEA Marine Patrol says they are looking for a 58-year-old man who went under water Wednesday and never resurfaced. Officials say the incident occurred at approximately 4:45PM Wednesday on the Alabama River in the Gees Bend area of Wilcox County. Investigators say the man was on a…

UPDATE: Moderate Flooding Expected Along Alabama River

  The National Weather Service has changed its forecast for flooding along the Alabama River from “minor” to “moderate.” This forecast affects areas along the river in Autauga, Dallas, Elmore, Lowndes and Montgomery counties. A flood warning remains in effect for the Alabama River in Montgomery. As of 7AM this morning, the river was at 36.7 feet. Flood stage is…

Rising River Raising Flood Concerns in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The rising Alabama River has people in Selma concerned about flooding — and the possibility of property damage. People eating at the Sandbar Grille and Bar — are enjoying their meals — a little closer to the Alabama River than usual these days. Water from the rising river has already swallowed up the city marina….

Flooding Possible on Alabama River Near Montgomery

Heavy rains north of Montgomery

Issued by: Birmingham – AL, US, National Weather Service, The Flood Warning continues for The Alabama River At Montgomery. * from this afternoon to Monday afternoon…or until the Warning is cancelled. * AT 8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 34.7 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 35 feet. * Forecast…Rise above flood stage by late this…