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Road closures due to flooding
The following roads have been closed due to flooding
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Photo taken by Miranda Fletcher

After the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Newton County due to heavy rain, several roads were closed throughout Newton County.

Among those roads, repairs were needed in the Bentley Place Subdivision off Fairview Road.

According to the National Weather Service, radar estimates up to 3 inches of rain has already fallen, and 1-1 1/2 inches more is expected.

Due to the heavy amount of percipitation the following roads in Newton County have been closed:

Alcovy Trestle Rd 

Elks Club Rd @ Hwy 278, Elks Club Rd btwn Dobbs Rd & 213 

Hazelbrand Rd @ SKC

Mills Dr @ Smith Store Rd 

Hodges Cir @ Sewell Rd

Hwy 229 @ Moorehouse Rd 

Davis Rd @ Pitts Chapel

Mcdonald Rd @ Rocky Creek Rd

Benton Rd 

Macedonia btwn 213 & Poplar Hill Rd 

Lower River Rd

Henderson Mill Rd @ Dixie Rd

Henderson Rd, 

Pitts Chapel Rd

Guy Jones Rd

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