Thursday Night Thunderstorms Hit North Escambia, One Injured In Rollover Accident

January 31, 2008

weather0131.jpgFast moving thunderstorms caused relatively few problem across North Escambia Thursday night. The line of showers began moving through the area before 6:00 and had cleared the North Escambia area by 11:00.

One person was seriously injured in an accident during the storms, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. A single vehicle rollover accident was reported outside Century on Highway 4 near Lake Stone just after 8:00. At least one person, who had to be extricated from the vehicle, was injured. Further details were not available from the Florida Highway Patrol late Thursday night. Fire departments from Century, Flomaton, McDavid and Molino were dispatched to the scene.

The entire area was put under a tornado watch until 11:00, but that watch was canceled about 45 minutes early. A severe thunderstorm warning and a flash flood warning were both issue during the evening.

Minor street flooding was report throughout the area. There were also reports of scattered power outages.


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