Parts of Homewood underwater, some areas being evacuated

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HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) — Heavy rains have caused large amounts of flooding in some parts of Homewood.

Ken Atkinson with Homewood Police has confirmed with CBS42 that they are currently evacuating parts of the area. There are sending them to a city gym rec center on Green Springs, but they are looking for a more permanent place to set up a shelter.

apartment floodedPolice are using boats to evacuate areas such as the Lakeshore Gardens Apartments on Green Springs.

CBS42 has people out on the scene. We will bring you the latest on the flooding in Homewood.

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