River Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
846 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...River Statement For The Cahaba River...



The Cahaba river at Marion Junction remains in the caution stage...Water levels are
expected to drop out of the caution stage by tomorrow night...

The Cahaba River At Marion Junction.
 Latest Stage:     20.9 Feet AT 8 AM Monday.
 Caution Stage:    15.0 Feet.
 Flood Stage:      36.0 Feet.
 Forecast:         Crest near 19.7 Feet this afternoon
                   and then begin to fall.

* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Flooding around Oakmulgee Creek begins and
  cattle need to be moved to higher ground. Overflow of pasture lands
  increases at stages above 20 feet.


Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or your local media for later
statements concerning this event.

It is emphasized that these forecasts are based on rainfall that has
already occurred and on additional rainfall expected today and
tonight.  If more rainfall than is currently forecast occurs it may
become necessary to revise these forecasts upward.

Another statement will be issued [       ] morning...or sooner if
conditions warrant.

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For detailed WEB information concerning river stages and forecasts
for Central Alabama...go to:

         http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=bmx

For precipitation analysis...go to:

         www.srh.noaa.gov/serfc/qpfvsmap.shtml

For forecast precipitation...go to:

         www.srh.noaa.gov/serfc/?n=qpfpage

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