Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Mobile AL
617 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...Areas of Flash Flooding Possible Tonight...

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Washington-Clarke-Wilcox-Monroe-Conecuh-Butler-Escambia-
Mobile Inland-Baldwin Inland-Mobile Central-Baldwin Central-
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Inland-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Inland-Santa Rosa Coastal-Greene-George-
Including the cities of Chatom, Millry, Grove Hill, Jackson,
Thomasville, Camden, Pine Hill, Homewood, Monroeville, Evergreen,
Greenville, Atmore, Brewton, Flomaton, 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, Leakesville, McLain, and Lucedale
617 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Alabama, northwest Florida,
  and southeast Mississippi, including the following areas, in
  Alabama, Baldwin Central, Baldwin Coastal, Baldwin Inland,
  Butler, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile Central, Mobile
  Coastal, Mobile Inland, Monroe, Washington, and Wilcox. In
  northwest Florida, Escambia Coastal, Escambia Inland, Santa
  Rosa Coastal, and Santa Rosa Inland. In southeast Mississippi,
  George and Greene.

* Through Monday morning

* Bands of thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall will continue to
  develop and move across portions of inland southeast
  Mississippi, southwest Alabama, and the western Florida
  Panhandle. An additional 2 to 4 inches of rain is likely in many
  locations with locally higher totals possible. The heavy
  rainfall could occur over a short time frame, increasing the
  risk of flash flooding. The heavy rainfall risk will shift east
  of southeast Mississippi by midnight, but will persist through
  the overnight hours along and east of the Interstate 65
  corridor.

* 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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