Flooding Threat Continues into the Weekend
Heavy rain lead to flooding in portions of the country today. The worst of it occurred near Nashville, Tennessee. This is where flash flooding inundated the town of Bethpage, TN and surrounding areas. The high flood waters left a home with four elderly individuals stranded. Local emergency emergency crews were dispatched and safely rescued and brought the individuals to dry ground, according to Sumner County EMS’s Sam Clark.
The flooding threat will continue into the weekend, as an area of low pressure moves into the northeast . The heaviest rain will occur late Saturday into early Sunday, and again on Sunday afternoon. Widespread one to three inches, with locally 4 inch amounts of rain will be possible by Sunday.