- Associated Press - Sunday, March 13, 2016

KENTON, Tenn. (AP) - An emergency official in northwest Tennessee says more than a dozen homes have been evacuated after heavy rains breached a levee near Kenton.

Gibson County Emergency Management Agency director Rickey Graves tells The Jackson Sun (https://bit.ly/1LkN42L) that about 10 homes in Kenton and a half-dozen homes in Trenton were evacuated late Saturday night. He says fire crews also rescued stranded motorists who attempted to drive through flooded streets.

The National Weather Service says a flood warning continues through Thursday for the North Fork of the Obion River near Martin.

Graves says the water was receding Sunday in Trenton.

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