Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
855 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

ALC073-041430-
/O.CON.KBMX.FF.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150704T1430Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
JEFFERSON AL-
855 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 AM CDT FOR
JEFFERSON COUNTY...

AT 849 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING IN THE
HOMEWOOD AND VESTAVIA HILLS AREAS OF SOUTHERN JEFEFRSON
COUNTY...WITH SOME HIGH WATER RESCUES TAKING PLACE AT APARTMENT
COMPLEXES ON LAKESHORE DRIVE. POOR DRAINAGE AREAS ACROSS MUCH OF
METRO BIRMINGHAM WERE ALSO EXPERIENCING HIGH WATER LEVELS. RAINFALL
ESTIMATES FROM RADAR INDICATE THAT UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAS
FALLEN IN THIS AREA. ALTHOUGH THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS SHIFTED TO THE
SOUTH...FLASH FLOODING WILL CONTNINUE UNTIL THE WATER IS ABLE TO
RECEED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...VESTAVIA HILLS...BESSEMER...HOMEWOOD...MOUNTAIN
BROOK...TRUSSVILLE...HUEYTOWN...GARDENDALE...IRONDALE...LEEDS...
MOODY...FAIRFIELD...FULTONDALE...SUMITON...CENTER POINT...PLEASANT
GROVE...CLAY...PINSON AND TARRANT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3384 8676 3377 8665 3376 8654 3356 8655
      3353 8652 3347 8661 3347 8667 3325 8698
      3325 8706 3328 8707 3346 8734 3349 8733
      3350 8726 3353 8727 3355 8719 3360 8719
      3366 8706 3377 8702 3384 8688

$$

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