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Flood-ravaged Tennessee community braces for Ida remnants

Flood-ravaged Tennessee community braces for Ida remnants
Emergency workers and volunteers in rural Tennessee are pushing to clean up as much debris as possible from recent deadly flooding before the remnants of Hurricane Ida threatened to interrupt recovery efforts with another dousing

Emergency workers and volunteers in rural テネシー pushed to clean up as much debris as possible from recent deadly flooding Monday as the remnants of ハリケーンアイダ threatened to interrupt recovery efforts with another dousing expected overnight through Tuesday.

The Humphreys County Emergency Management Agency noted the possibility of localized flooding in Waverly and other areas hit hard by the Aug. 21 flooding but said it’s “not expected to be the magnitude of last week’s flooding,” citing the 国立気象局

Authorities are encouraging people to pick up tarps so they can cover their damaged homes and other property. They also said they are watching the forecast and preparing in case the situation becomes dangerous.

“Waverly Department of Public Safety is monitoring the weather and will go into affected neighborhoods to announce should evacuations become necessary,” an emergency agency flood recovery report said Monday.

The flooding killed 20 家を取り出した人, 道路, 携帯電話の塔と電話回線, with rain totals that more than tripled forecasts and shattered the state record for one-day rainfall. より多い 270 家が破壊され、 160 took major damage, ハンフリーズ郡緊急事態管理庁によると.

Much of that destruction centered on Waverly, a small city about 60 マイル (95 キロメートル) の西 ナッシュビル The town of McEwen near Waverly was pummeled with 17 インチ (43 センチメートル) of rain, 国立気象局によると.

The National Weather Service forecast has issued a flash flood watch for central Tennessee from Monday evening through early Wednesday, saying rainfall amounts from what remains of Ida will range from 2 に 5 インチ (5 に 13 センチメートル).

これまでのところ, より多い 800 loads of debris have been hauled to a landfill from the floods that centered on Humphreys County, 人口は約 18,000.