Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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WGUS84 KBMX 292041
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
341 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

ALC127-292345-
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WALKER AL-
341 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN WALKER COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 339 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF
  RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN BASED ON RADAR ESTIMATES.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER EASTERN
WALKER COUNTY. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING
AND FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3392 8708 3390 8710 3389 8701 3384 8695
      3380 8695 3377 8702 3366 8706 3366 8709
      3363 8710 3363 8714 3360 8720 3355 8719
      3354 8723 3352 8725 3353 8727 3351 8727
      3351 8732 3359 8732 3360 8742 3396 8711

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