More Rain and More Flooding

By: Joe Moore Twitter: @TV7NewsGuy
By: Joe Moore Twitter: @TV7NewsGuy

NORTHWEST FLORIDA The Chipola river in Jackson County is currently at 13.10 feet and is expected to rise to 20.4 feet by 10:00 AM Monday morning. Jackson County Emergency management says all persons along the Chipola river are urged to take precautions. The Flood stage for minor flooding is 19 feet.

Washington County has declared a Local State of Emergency effective at 6AM on Friday, April 18th.
Drivers to use caution when traveling on county roads, particularly dirt roads. Heavy rains have impacted the Choctawhatchee River and All waters are elevated. If you approach an area that has water standing, DO NOT drive through it.

Additionally, flood warnings are in place for the Choctawhatchee River. Persons with interests along the river should monitor changing conditions and take precautions

North Walton ---

River Rd still flooded. Water over the road approximately 1.5 miles down
Berrian Lake Rd - Passable up to the 800 block. Road has approx. 10ft wide 2 ½ to 3 feet deep washout.
Indian Creek Ranch Road is closed. Road and bridge are underwater.
Crooked Creek is closed. Bridge is under water.
Aplin Road at Chow Ln is closed.
Sherwood Road off 331 South is closed at the bridge.
Little Creek Trail closed at low spot.
Natural Bridge Road between Punch Bowl Road and Hwy 181
Sandy Ramp Road
Fink’s Mill Rd
Cawthon Rd
Wallace Rd between Sandy Ramp Rd and Adams Rd.
Hwy 181 at Eight Mile Creek Bridge, just west of Eight Mile Cemetery
Penn Williams Road
Woods Road
Cook Road at the Substation just at the Alabama state line
Spence Road off Hwy 81 is impassable
Dean Rd is closed

Freeport Roads
Choctawhatchee River Rd-Water is still over the road way. The wooden bridge is still several feet under water.

Big Cedar Road – Water still over the road.

Dead River Rd – Still underwater prior to the landing

Cowford Road- Open to the river. Approximately 60 feet before river, water over the road way.

South Walton
Rendezvous Drive off Transversal Rd is closed


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