Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
551 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA
AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.Multiple rounds of heavy rain are expected across the entire area
through midweek. The bulk of the rain is expected to impact the area
beginning this afternoon and lasting through Tuesday night. Rainfall
totals of 2 to 5 inches are expected with locally higher amounts
possible in addition to the 2.5 to 4 inches already received this
weekend. This additional rainfall will likely exacerbate the already
saturated ground across the region, which may lead to flash flooding.

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Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Wilcox-Monroe-Conecuh-Butler-Crenshaw-
Escambia-Covington-Mobile Inland-Baldwin Inland-Mobile Central-
Baldwin Central-Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Inland-
Escambia Coastal-Santa Rosa Inland-Santa Rosa Coastal-
Okaloosa Inland-Okaloosa Coastal-Wayne-Perry-Greene-Stone-George-
Including the cities of Butler, Lisman, Silas, Chatom, Millry,
Grove Hill, Jackson, Thomasville, Camden, Pine Hill, Homewood,
Monroeville, Evergreen, Greenville, Brantley, Luverne, Atmore,
Brewton, Flomaton, Andalusia, Opp, Citronelle, Saraland,
Stockton, Mobile, Prichard, Theodore, Bay Minette, Daphne,
Fairhope, Foley, Spanish Fort, Bayou La Batre, Dauphin Island,
Grand Bay, Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Century,
Molino, Walnut Hill, Beulah, Ensley, Fort Pickens, Pensacola,
Pensacola Beach, Perdido Bay, Jay, Milton, Bagdad, Gulf Breeze,
Navarre, Crestview, Destin, Eglin AFB, Fort Walton Beach,
Niceville, Seminole, Valparaiso, Wright, Waynesboro, Beaumont,
New Augusta, Richton, Leakesville, McLain, Wiggins, and Lucedale
551 AM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of Alabama, northwest Florida, and southeast
  Mississippi, including the following areas, in Alabama,
  Baldwin Central, Baldwin Coastal, Baldwin Inland, Butler,
  Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Escambia,
  Mobile Central, Mobile Coastal, Mobile Inland, Monroe,
  Washington, and Wilcox. In northwest Florida, Escambia
  Coastal, Escambia Inland, Okaloosa Coastal, Okaloosa Inland,
  Santa Rosa Coastal, and Santa Rosa Inland. In southeast
  Mississippi, George, Greene, Perry, Stone, and Wayne.

* From 1 PM CDT this afternoon through late Tuesday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rain are expected across the entire area
  through midweek. The bulk of the rain is expected to impact the
  area beginning this afternoon and lasting through Tuesday night.
  Rainfall totals of 2 to 5 inches are expected with locally higher
  amounts possible in addition to the 2.5 to 4 inches already
  received this weekend. This additional rainfall will likely
  exacerbate the already saturated ground across the region, which
  may lead to flash flooding.

* Urban, low lying, and poor drainage areas will be the most
  susceptible to flash flooding. Road closures are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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