Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
1013 PM CDT THU AUG 10 2017

ALC015-019-029-055-111-115-110515-
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Randolph AL-Calhoun AL-Etowah AL-St. Clair AL-Cleburne AL-
Cherokee AL-
1013 PM CDT THU AUG 10 2017

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Northwestern Randolph County in east central Alabama...
  Calhoun County in east central Alabama...
  Eastern Etowah County in northeastern Alabama...
  Northeastern St. Clair County in central Alabama...
  Cleburne County in east central Alabama...
  Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama...

* Until 1215 AM CDT

* At 1012 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding. Overflowing poor
  drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.
  One to two inches of rain has already fallen in spots and another
  inch is possible.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Gadsden, Anniston, Oxford, Jacksonville, Rainbow City, Piedmont,
  Hokes Bluff, Centre, Heflin, Cedar Bluff, Little River Canyon
  National Preserve, Forney, West End-Cobb Town, Centre Municipal
  Airport, Cobb Town, Fort McClellan, Saks, Glencoe, Weaver and
  Ragland.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3372 8535 3334 8551 3346 8565 3349 8564
      3350 8569 3359 8579 3378 8624 3426 8580
      3426 8577 3436 8566 3437 8563 3440 8563
      3444 8558 3449 8557 3453 8552

$$

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