Flash Flooding Causes Problems In Maury and Lewis Counties

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Flash Flooding Causes Problems In Maury and Lewis Counties

CREATED Apr 28, 2014
Maury County, Tenn. –  Flash flooding closed several roads across the mid-state Monday including in Maury County.

In the small community of Hampshire, outside of Columbia ,the usually small creek called Catheys Creek turned into a raging river.
Several inches of rain fell within a short time overwhelming the creek bed.

The rising water shutdown a section of Highway 166, the main road in and out of Hampshire, for several hours. Emergency workers said Highway 412 in Hampshire was washed out by water.

The National Weather Service received reports of a rescue at Highway 166N and Hampshire Pike.

Lewis County Emergency Management said a family was rescued at Wildcat Hollow, which connects 48S and 412 West in Hohenwald.

Also in Lewis County, high waters washed out a section of Hooper Road off Longbranch.

Stay with NewsChannel5.com for more details as they come in.

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