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A car submerged in flood waters in Roebuck, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (abc3340.com) A car submerged in flood waters in Roebuck, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (abc3340.com)
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Intense thunderstorms packed with heavy rains have caused flash flooding in parts of Alabama.

While the storms are not considered severe, the downpours have resulted in flooded roads in parts of Jefferson County and Birmingham.

The weather service said flash flooding was likely near Montgomery, with deluges of as much as 2 inches of rain possible in a short time.

The National Weather Service says more rain is possible through the rest of the week, although Thursday is supposed to be drier.

Get the latest weather forecast from James Spann on Focus@4 and the news at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. You can watch the newscasts live online here.

A car submerged in flood waters in Roebuck. (abc3340.com)

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Birmingham police were forced to close 41st Street in Avondale due to flooding. (abc3340.com)

Flooding in Odenville closed one southbound lane of U.S. Hwy 411 under the railroad truss between Burgess Drive and Foreman Avenue, near the Jacks restaurant.  An Odenville police vehicle can be seen blocking the outside southbound lane. (abc3340.com)

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Storms flooded a creek that runs through Odenville Park and picnic tables, grills and playground equipment quickly became submerged in a "lake" of water. A local store clerk said it's rare for the park to experience such extensive flooding. (abc3340.com)

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Storms caused a large tree to fall onto Old Leeds Road in Mountain Brook, forcing police to close the road. (abc3340.com)


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