The Tuscaloosa County Commission has made an emergency disaster declaration following recent heavy rainfall.  WBRC Fox 6 News reports the commission made the declaration at last night's meeting.

Flooding has caused approximately $2 million in damages throughout Tuscaloosa County. Many culverts have been blown out as a result of storm surge, and several roads have been totally washed out.

The emergency disaster declaration will be Tuscaloosa County's first step in securing the funding to make necessary repairs.

Read more: Tuscaloosa County Commission makes emergency disaster declaration via WBRC Fox 6 News