Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Mobile AL
840 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

ALC003-FLC033-230415-
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Baldwin AL-Escambia FL-
840 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 PM CDT FOR
BALDWIN AND WESTERN ESCAMBIA COUNTIES...

At 835 PM CDT, area rivers, creeks, and streams continue to quickly
rise in response to the heavy rain earlier this evening. While the
heavy rain has ended, areas of flash flooding will continue through
late this evening, particularly near rivers, creeks, and streams.
The Styx River at Elsanor is forecast to rise to major flood stage
by tomorrow morning. The Fish River at Silverhill is forecast to
crest just below flood stage after midnight tonight.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Daphne, Fairhope, Gulf Shores, Bay Minette, Foley, Orange Beach,
Spanish Fort, Robertsdale, Point Clear, Loxley, Lillian, Magnolia
Springs, Stapleton, Bon Secour, Summerdale, Silverhill, Perdido
Beach, Elberta, Bratt and Fort Morgan.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

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LAT...LON 3022 8806 3078 8797 3105 8770 3103 8762
      3100 8761 3100 8751 3096 8738 3022 8745

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