Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
253 PM CDT SUN APR 12 2015

...OCCASIONAL HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED OVER OF NORTHERN ALABAMA AND
SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK WITH POSSIBLE
FLOODING...

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO DEEPEN AND BECOME
ANCHORED OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS THIS WEEK. STRONG SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL STREAM AMPLE GULF MOISTURE OVER THE
MID SOUTH WITH PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN LIKELY. CURRENTLY THE PERIOD FOR
THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS FORECAST TO BE MONDAY AND TUESDAY WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AN
ADDITIONAL INCH TO UP TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK.

HEAVY RAIN OVER THE PAST WEEK HAS LEAD TO NEAR SATURATED GROUND
CONDITIONS. THE HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED THIS WEEK WILL QUICKLY BE
ABSORBED AND THEN RUNOFF INTO STREAMS AND RIVERS. THIS MAY LEAD TO
FLOODING OF SMALLER STREAMS AND RIVERS.

REMAIN ALERT FOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AS FLOOD WATCHES OR
WARNINGS MAY BE ISSUED.

FOR ADDITIONAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/HUNTSVILLE /ALL LOWER CASE/.

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