Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
244 PM CDT SAT JUL 16 2016

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COLBERT AL-LAWRENCE AL-
244 PM CDT SAT JUL 16 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN COLBERT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA...
  NORTHERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 241 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN WHICH WILL CAUSE FLOODING. TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN
  HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MUSCLE SHOALS...SHEFFIELD...TUSCUMBIA...TOWN CREEK...LITTLEVILLE...
  LEIGHTON...COURTLAND...NORTH COURTLAND...HILLSBORO AND NE SMITH.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3474 8776 3483 8754 3478 8733 3475 8729
      3477 8724 3476 8721 3468 8710 3456 8711
      3457 8777

$$

JMS



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