UPDATE: Due to conditions, Lamar County schools are closed today (Monday).
Heavy rains, which began before daylight Sunday, inundated Barnesville-Lamar County, filling creeks to overflowing and overwhelming the city’s storm water drainage system.
Church services were cancelled and roads closed. Suddeth and Steele roads remained closed at 1:15 p.m. Sunday. No serious issues other than flooding were initially reported, however.
More heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible through 8 a.m. Monday so be prepared.
More to follow…
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