Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
948 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  LAMAR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 100 AM CST

* AT 947 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED FLASH
FLOODING   ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATES 4 TO 5 INCHES OF
RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS LAMAR COUNTY AND SOME ADDITIONAL LIGHT TO
MODERATE RAIN WILL FALL THE NEXT FEW HOURS. AT LEAST 25 ROADS ARE
CLOSED DUE TO FLOODED. TRAVEL IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED OVERNIGHT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...MILLPORT...
  SULLIGENT...VERNON...BEAVERTON...BEDFORD...BLOOMING GROVE...
  CREWS...DETROIT...KENNEDY AND LAMAR COUNTY AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...
COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND
OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...
CALL 1-800-856-0758 OR TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG ALWX

LAT...LON 3405 8822 3406 8821 3405 8799 3403 8799
      3402 8795 3352 8795 3353 8828

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