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A section of Oak Valley Drive in Escambia County, Fla., is washed out on Sunday, June 10, 2012, after heavy rains fell on Saturday, in Pensacola, Fla. Floodwaters from torrential rains damaged homes and closed roads throughout the Florida Panhandle, cutting power to the county jail and sending residents to emergency shelters as the area braced for additional rains Sunday. (AP Photo/The Pensacola News Journal, Tony Giberson) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT: TONY GIBERSON/PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL AND PNJ.COM

Heavy rains pummel Gulf Coast

Flood warnings stretched along the Gulf Coast from Florida's Panhandle into Mississippi as locally heavy rain June 11 threatened a repeat of weekend downpours and storms that damaged homes, blacked out a jail and spun off at least one tornado in Alabama.