Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL
FGUS84 KHUN 240654
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
1254 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017
...Rises forecast to occur on the Big Nance Creek at Courtland...
Runoff from recent rainfall is expected to cause river levels to rise
rapidly on the Big Nance Creek. Although it is not expected to reach
Flood Stage...some nuisance flooding of lowlands may still occur. If
additional rainfall occurs...the river could still reach Flood Stage.
At 12 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.8 feet. Action Stage is 12.0 feet.
Flood Stage is 14.0 feet. The river is forecast to rise to 12.3 feet
by this morning.At 12.0 feet...The river overflows on County Road 150
about three quarters of a mile upstream of the gage site...south of
All persons with interests along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts...and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property from rising river levels.
RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12AM 6AM 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM
LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Wed Wed Wed Wed Thu Thu
BIG NANCE CREEK
Courtland 14.0 11.8 Tue 12 AM N/A 12.3 12.3 12.1 11.7 11.1
LAT...LON 3479 8742 3476 8733 3468 8725 3457 8728 3458 8741