Rain and rising floodwaters in Alabama are forcing some boaters to make a tough decision: their boat or their dock.
Water-filled boats are threatening to pull out private docks. Some owners have made the tough decision to cut their boats free, according to WHNT-TV. Other boatowners have come home to broken lines and missing boats.
A freelance photographer captured one of these stray vessels going over DeSoto Falls near Fort Payne, Ala.