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Recommended Evacuations on West Hamilton

August 31, 2017

Whites Creek at flood level

Due to severe flash flooding in Whites Creek, which has risen 13 feet in 2 hours, 7 homes on West Hamilton between Tucker Road and Buena Vista Pike are at risk of flooding. Metro Police Department will be visiting homes and strongly encouraging residents in the targeted area to evacuate and will assist in providing shelter at the East Precinct on Trinity Lane until a permanent shelter is available.

Whites Creek is the only watershed of concern at this time but Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor all watersheds.

There are currently four road closures due to adverse driving conditions:

  • Ponder Place from 10th Ave North to Athens Way
  • Regent Dr. at Anchorage Dr.
  • S 5th St. from Sylvan St. to Shelby Ave.
  • Vantage Way from French Landing Dr. to Great Circle Rd.