News: APTOPIX_Heavy_Rains_A_Oden

Ricky Catrett loads a boat onto a trailer Tuesday afternoon Dec. 15, 2009 after retrieving items from his flooded home in Level Plains. Heavy rains covered roads with floodwaters, prompting several rescues and forced educators to close schools Tuesday in parts of south Alabama, with as much as 10 inches of rain falling in a few hours. (AP Photo/Dothan Eagle, Max Oden)
Level Plains, Ala

Ricky Catrett loads a boat onto a trailer Tuesday afternoon Dec. 15, 2009 after retrieving items from his flooded home in Level Plains. Heavy rains covered roads with floodwaters, prompting several rescues and forced educators to close schools Tuesday in parts of south Alabama, with as much as 10 inches of rain falling in a few hours. (AP Photo/Dothan Eagle, Max Oden)