Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL
FGUS84 KHUN 011632
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
1132 AM CDT FRI APR 1 2016
...Rises forecast to occur on the Big Nance Creek at Courtland AL...
Runoff from rainfall is expected to cause river levels to rise
rapidly on the Big Nance Creek. Although it is not expected to reach
Flood Stage...some nuisance flooding of lowlands may still occur. If
additional rainfall occurs...the river could still reach Flood Stage.
At 10 AM Friday the stage was 11.2 feet. Action Stage is 12.0 feet.
Flood Stage is 14.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise to 12.8 feet
by around midnight tonight. At 12.0 feet...The river overflows on
County Road 150 about three quarters of a mile upstream of the gage
site...south of Courtland.
All persons with interests along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts...and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property from rising river levels.
RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM 12PM 6PM
LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Fri Fri Sat Sat Sat Sat
BIG NANCE CREEK
Courtland 14.0 11.2 Fri 10 AM 11.5 12.3 12.8 12.7 12.2 11.4
LAT...LON 3479 8742 3476 8733 3468 8725 3457 8728 3458 8741