Tropical Weather Alabama

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This home in Northport, Ala. was destroyed by heavy flooding Saturday night. Read more about Tropical Storm Claudette’s impact on page A3.

While Tropical Depression Claudette caused extensive damage elsewhere, it brought mostly rain to The T&D Region.

About a half-inch to three-quarters of an inch of rain fell throughout the area on Sunday. The maximum wind gust reported at the Orangeburg Municipal Airport was 29 mph, well below tropical storm speed of 39 mph.

There were no reports of damage in The T&D Region.

About .68 inches of rain fell at the Orangeburg Municipal Airport.

The volunteers of the Community Collaborative Rail, Hail and Snow Network reported the following totals:

• 4.3 miles east of North: .7 inches

• 7 miles southeast of Neeses: .61 inches

• 3.2 miles northwest of Orangeburg: .61 inches

• 6.9 miles west of Santee: .59 inches

• 4.1 miles northeast of Cope: .56 inches

• 2.2 miles west Elloree: .42 inches

• 7.1 miles east of St. Matthews: .41 inches

• 3.2 miles east of St. Matthews: .21 inches

• 2.8 miles north of Denmark: .68 inches

• .2 miles southeast of Ehrhardt: .47 inches

Despite Claudette moving out of the area, the rainfall is not over. A fontal boundary is moving into the area and could stall.

There is an 80% chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday and Tuesday night. Up to three-quarters of an inch of rain is possible.

Rain chances fall to about 50% on Wednesday and 30% on Thursday before picking up to a 50% chance Friday through Sunday.

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