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Officials Urge Caution on Russell County Roads

3-9-19 Flooding Pic 1Russell area residents are enjoying a break from the snow and extreme cold temperatures this weekend. But it comes with a cost.

Recent heavy snow combined with daytime highs in the 40s and already saturated soil is causing some flooding in low-lying areas and extremely muddy roads in the county.

Russell County officials remind drivers to use extreme caution on unpaved county roads and avoid the worst of the muddy roads and flooding areas.

3-9-19 Flooding Pic 2Conditions could become worse before they get better. The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rains Monday night through Wednesday across much of the state, including the Russell area.

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