Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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WGUS84 KHUN 181026
FLSHUN
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
426 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama...

  Tennessee River AT Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The
depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water
will carry most cars away. Also...The road bed may be washed out
under the water...and you could be stranded or trapped.
Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once
there...click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river
information.

&&

ALC033-077-190000-
/O.EXT.KHUN.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180219T0000Z/
/FLOA1.1.ER.180214T2241Z.180216T1815Z.180218T1200Z.NO/
426 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Tennessee River AT Florence.
* until this evening.
* At 4 AM Sunday the stage was 18.0 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  4 AM Sunday was 18.4 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by
  late this morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Flooding of McFarland Park begins.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.3 feet
  on Sep 7 2011.

&&
RIVER        FLOOD    OBSERVED    12PM  6PM 12AM  6AM        CREST
LOCATION     STAGE  STG DAY TIME   Sun  Sun  Mon  Mon   STG DAY TIME

TENNESSEE RIVER
Florence     18.0  18.0 Sun 4 AM  18.0 18.0 18.0 17.9   N/A

&&

LAT...LON 3485 8765 3471 8762 3466 8788 3473 8811 3500 8820


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