River Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
159 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...River Statement For The Coosa River...



Heavy rainfall over the past few days is producing rises on the
Coosa River. However...levels are expected to
remain below established flood stages...and any overflow along the
river should be of a minor nature.

The Coosa River Near Logan Martin Dam.
 Latest stage:     464.8 feet at 1 PM Thursday.
 Caution stage:    465.5 feet.
 Flood stage:      467.0 feet.
 Forecast:         Crest near 465.9 feet Tuesday morning
                   and then begin to fall.

* Impact...At 465 feet...Some minor flooding of lakeside property...
  including piers and boat ramps...occurs.


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 Friday 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.weather.gov/serfc/wxobsfcst_past_precipitation

For forecast precipitation...go to:

         www.weather.gov/serfc/wxobsfcst_future_precipitation

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