Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
546 AM CDT TUE MAR 10 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL THIS WEEK MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF CREEK AND RIVER
FLOODING LATE IN THE WEEK...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD INTO CENTRAL KENTUCKY
TODAY...WITH THE TRAILING COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO DRIFT SOUTHWARD
INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND STALL TOMORROW. WIDESPREAD SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE AS THIS OCCURS...WITH AN
ADDITIONAL 1 TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE FOR MOST OF AREA. A
SIMILAR STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
BRINGING WIDESPREAD HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...WITH 1 TO 2
INCHES OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE DURING THIS PERIOD. ALTHOUGH HIGHER
AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE...MOST LOCATIONS WILL RECEIVE BETWEEN 3 AND 4
INCHES OF RAIN THROUGH SATURDAY.

NORTHERN ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE HAVE RECEIVED SEVERAL
ROUNDS OF RAIN AND SNOW DURING THE PAST FEW WEEKS...AND THIS HAS
LEAD TO INCREASED SOIL MOISTURE AND SATURATED SOILS. THIS CONDITION
WILL INCREASE RUNOFF POTENTIAL INTO AREA CREEKS AND RIVERS...AND
COULD LEAD TO MINOR OR MODERATE RIVER FLOODING LATE THIS WEEK INTO
THE WEEKEND. 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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