Washington County Emergency Management has issued the following news release:
All Washington County dirt roads and some paved roads have been impacted by the heavy rains that began last evening and continued today. The Public Works Department advises all citizens to limit travel to essential and make every effort to stay off roadways throughout the evening and into tomorrow. Road conditions are constantly changing and all county roads are subject to flooding making travel extremely dangerous. Light rain is expected to continue throughout the evening and into tomorrow.
Additionally, flooding is forecast along the Choctawhatchee River with minor flooding at Caryville and moderate flooding near Ebro beginning Sunday, August 18. All interests along the river should monitor rising waters and take necessary actions to protect life and property.
Please visit our website for a current road closure list.