Flooding has closed several roads in Oliver Springs and Arrowhead Park. The closures were announced Sunday morning by the Oliver Springs Police Department.
“Please use caution while driving in Oliver Springs,” the Oliver Springs Police Department said. “Several secondary roads are closed such as Airport Road, Midway Drive, Strutt Street, and Bennett Road. Other roads have debris and standing water, so please be careful.”
There was heavy rain on Saturday, and more than two inches of rain were expected in the area between Saturday afternoon and Sunday night, with more rain possible this week, according to the National Weather Service in Morristown.
In Oak Ridge, the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Jefferson Circle is closed due to flooding.
The water was reported to still be rising in Oliver Springs on Sunday morning, with more rain exported Sunday. The water was reported to have started coming up on East Tri County Boulevard, the main four-lane road through the center of town.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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