Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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WGUS84 KHUN 260036
FLSHUN
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
736 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

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

  Tennessee River at Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale
  Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to
recognize flood dangers. If while driving you see water over a
road...turn around...don`t drown! The water depth may be too great to
allow your vehicle to cross.
Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once
there...click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river
information.

&&

ALC033-077-261436-
/O.EXT.KHUN.FL.W.0005.170426T0912Z-170429T1501Z/
/FLOA1.1.ER.170426T0912Z.170427T1100Z.170429T0301Z.NO/
736 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Tennessee River AT Florence.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 7 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.4 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above Flood Stage by daybreak tomorrow and crest
  near 19.1 feet early Thursday morning. The river will begin to fall
  after the initial crest, but begin to rise again late Thursday
  afternoon with a secondary crest occurring late Friday afternoon.
  The river will below Flood Stage late Friday evening.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Alabama State Highway 20 is flooded at the
  underpass below U.S. Highways 43 and 72. The underpass will likely
  be closed.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.3 feet
  on Sep 7 2011.

&&


RIVER        FLOOD    OBSERVED    12AM  6AM 12PM  6PM        CREST
LOCATION     STAGE  STG DAY TIME   Wed  Wed  Wed  Wed   STG DAY TIME

TENNESSEE RIVER
Florence     18.0  17.4 Tue 7 PM  17.8 18.1 18.4 18.6   19.1 early Thur morning

&&

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

$$

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