Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL
FGUS84 KBMX 261341
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
841 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015
...River Statement For The Upper Tombigbee River...
Rainfall during the past 24 hours is producing rises on the Upper
Tombigbee River at Bevill Dam. However...levels are expected to
remain just below established flood stages...and any overflow along
the river should be of a minor nature.
The Tombigbee River At Bevill Lock and Dam.
Latest Stage: 119.1 Feet AT 7 AM Tuesday.
Flood Stage: 122 Feet.
Forecast: Crest near 121.3 Feet this afternoon
and then begin to fall.
* Impact...At 122 feet...Cattle in low-lying areas of Southern
Pickens County should be moved to higher ground. Cattle are cutoff
in lowlands of Southern Pickens County at stages above 122 feet.
Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or your local media for later
statements concerning this event.
It is emphasized that this forecast is 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 this forecast upward.
This will be the last statement issued on this event unless it
becomes necessary to revise the forecast upward.
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