Sheffield residents evacuate homes

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People in the Shoals have seen over 8 inches of flooding this week. Many areas are without power, and the flooding has caused several families to evacuate their homes.

Most evacuees were able to pack a bag and head out to stay with family members, but others weren’t as lucky.

Some say they witnessed people being rescued from their flooded homes.

Talking about a neighbor, evacuee Josh Morton said, “His house is completely submerged. They had to go get him in a boat this morning. His truck was under water, and I seen him on the side of the house helping his kids out of the window.” 

For now, residents are staying positive and waiting until it’s safe to get back in their homes.

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