Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
428 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS EVENING...

.MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS...SOME CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL...ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE AREA LATER
TODAY AND TONIGHT...IN ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT GRADUALLY APPROACHING
FROM THE WEST.

ALZ001>004-007-016-272200-
/O.NEW.KHUN.FF.A.0007.141228T0000Z-141229T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-MORGAN-CULLMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...
RUSSELLVILLE...MOULTON...DECATUR...CULLMAN
428 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA AND
  NORTHWEST ALABAMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH
  CENTRAL ALABAMA...CULLMAN AND MORGAN. IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA...
  COLBERT...FRANKLIN AL...LAUDERDALE AND LAWRENCE.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE STARTING THIS
  EVENING...AS A COLD FRONT GRADUALLY APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. TOTAL
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND 2 TO 3 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS...ARE EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...AS THE COLD FRONT
  SETTLES INTO THE AREA.

* RIVERS...STREAMS AND LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE
  TO FLASH FLOODING TONIGHT AND INTO SUNDAY. MULTIPLE UPPER WAVES
  MOVING ACROSS THE REGION...IN ADDITION TO THE COLD FRONT...WILL
  FURTHER PROLONG THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING
  INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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