Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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WGUS44 KHUN 040129
FLWHUN
Bulletin - Immediate Broadcast Requested
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
729 PM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in Alabama...
  Flint River at Brownsboro affecting Madison COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...A flood warning means that flooding along the river
is imminent or occurring. The dangers of rapidly rising water are
more difficult to recognize at night. Move to higher ground to escape
flood waters. Precautions to protect life and property should be
rushed to completion.
Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once
there...click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river
information.

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ALC089-041529-
/O.EXT.KHUN.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-160205T2308Z/
/BSBA1.2.ER.160203T1722Z.160204T1200Z.160205T1708Z.NO/
729 PM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate Severity...The
Flood Warning continues for
  the Flint River at Brownsboro.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 6 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.0 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  6 PM Wednesday was 19.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.5 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage late Friday
  morning.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Backwater on a nearby tributary added to
  floodwaters from the Flint River both reach a small bridge on
  Brownsboro Road.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.3 feet
  on Jan 16 2013.

&&


RIVER        FLOOD    OBSERVED    12AM  6AM 12PM  6PM        CREST
LOCATION     STAGE  STG DAY TIME   Thu  Thu  Thu  Thu   STG DAY TIME

FLINT RIVER
Brownsboro   17.0  19.0 Wed 6 PM  19.3 19.5 19.4 19.0  19.5 Thu 6 AM

&&

LAT...LON 3476 8649 3475 8638 3461 8639 3447 8647 3454 8655


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