More rain expected today

Published 12:07 am Friday, August 21, 2009

Thursday’s lunch hour was filled with heavy rains and lightning that suddenly left lights flickering all over.

Susan Carpenter, county emergency management agency director, said Thursday’s weather was just a “warm up” for today.

“(On Thursday) most those showers moved north of us — luckily,” she said. “However, (today) about 11 a.m. we’re going to see some that are much stronger than (on Thursday). Those should last up to mid-afternoon and on into the evening. We’re expecting a cold front to move in and kind push that weather out.

“Predictions show a nice Saturday with a few isolated showers, but Sunday looks wonderful for us,” she said.

The Andalusia Utilities Board reported a few power outages Thursday. However, those issues were quickly resolved and power restored “very quickly.”