hurricane sally

Pike County Storm Cleanup Underway

Pike County is recovering from damage after the storm Wednesday. We talked with EMA Director Herb Reeves who said most of the damage came from the heavy rain, resulting in flooding and several trees down. County Road 22-21 off Henderson Highway was closed off throughout the night. A neighbor said the pond on that road was so full that barricades…

Montgomery Humane Society Urging Bring Pets Inside During Bad Weather

As the rain and wind continue across our area, Montgomery Humane Society workers are urging you to bring your pets inside during this bad weather. Executive Director Steven Tears said humane officers went out on about 38 welfare checks Wednesday and brought in at least 25 pets due to unsafe conditions. He explained it’s all in hopes that owners will…

Three People Rescued from Ditch in Andalusia

Emergency officials in Andalusia say three people had to be rescued after being pulled under the water in a drainage ditch this afternoon. Fire Chief Russell McGlamory said his department responded to a call that a teen was drowning on Walker Avenue. The teen had been paddleboarding in a ditch that runs from Walker Avenue, underground and through Robinson Park. The…

Thunder Truck: Road Update from Butler County

Alabama News Network anchor Andrew James is in Thunder Truck, checking on road conditions throughout the local area as Hurricane Sally pushes through. In Butler County, Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn is watching the storm carefully. He says the downtown area is one flood-prone spot that will need to be monitored throughout the day. Earlier today, there were some power…

Dallas County Officials Preparing for Hurricane Sally

As Hurricane Sally begins to move inland, Dallas county officials are preparing for flooding. ‘Right now we’re monitoring the direction of Hurricane Sally,” Dallas county EMA Director Toya Stiles says, “also we are monitoring the river gauges at the Alabama River as well as the Cahaba river and if we have to evacuate citizens in low-line areas and areas that…

American Red Cross Preps for Hurricane Sally

The American Red Cross and Alabama Power are two local organizations prepping for Hurricane Sally. Both have crews deployed to the Gulf Coast ready to respond. The American Red Cross has already opened shelters in Alabama and Mississippi and they are ready to open more if needed.  Once the storm hits, crews will head out into the hardest hit areas….

Hurricane Sally: Closings & Cancellations

Hurricane Sally prompted closings and cancellations in our area. This is the latest list from Alabama News Network. We will be updating this list, so check back often. SCHOOLS: Macon County Schools – No In-Person Classes Friday Tallapoosa County Schools – Closed Friday Categories: Montgomery, News, South Alabama, Statewide, Troy, West Alabama Tags: alabama closings, hurricane sally, school closings, storm…

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…

AG Steve Marshall Warns Alabamians of Price Gauging During State of Emergency

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is warning Alabamians of price gauging during the State of Emergency. The price gauging law is in effect ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Sally. Alabama’s price gouging law comes into effect when the Governor declares a State of Emergency and it prohibits the ‘unconscionable pricing’ of items for sale or rent.  Governor Ivey declared…