Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
124 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

ALC007-021-073-115-117-222230-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Chilton AL-St. Clair AL-Shelby AL-Bibb AL-Jefferson AL-
124 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  North central Chilton County in Alabama...
  West central St. Clair County in Alabama...
  Western Shelby County in Alabama...
  Northeastern Bibb County in Alabama...
  Jefferson County in Alabama...

* Until 430 PM CST

* At 123 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Birmingham, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Bessemer, Homewood,
  Pelham, Mountain Brook, Trussville, Helena, Hueytown, Gardendale,
  Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Calera, Fairfield, Chelsea, Fultondale and
  Montevallo.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will make minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 3372 8644 3302 8673 3308 8720 3313 8722
      3319 8720 3324 8714 3322 8710 3328 8707
      3331 8716 3342 8725 3347 8734 3350 8726
      3353 8727 3352 8725 3355 8719 3358 8720
      3361 8718 3366 8706 3379 8699 3382 8692

$$

Owen



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