Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
500 PM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

Tuscaloosa AL-Bibb AL-
500 PM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Southeastern Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama...
  Northeastern Bibb County in central Alabama...

* Until 600 PM CDT

* At 459 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding. Overflowing poor
  drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.
  One to two inches of inch of rain has already fallen and another
  one half to one inch is possible.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Lake View, Brookwood, Coaling, Vance, Woodstock, West Blocton,
  Tannehill Ironworks State Park, Mercedes Benz Of Alabama, North
  Bibb, East Brookwood, Marvel, Green Pond, Caffee Junction, Hebron,
  I 20 Rest Area Near Tuscaloosa and Cedar Cove.


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

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.


LAT...LON 3326 8707 3325 8706 3325 8703 3321 8703
      3321 8702 3317 8703 3316 8699 3305 8698
      3311 8733 3329 8733



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