Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
1204 AM CDT FRI AUG 11 2017

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Southwestern Blount County in central Alabama...
  Northeastern Jefferson County in central Alabama...

* Until 215 AM CDT

* At 1201 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported heavy rain across
  the warned area. Between three to five inches of rain have already
  fallen in the warned area with locally higher totals. Flash
  flooding is already occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Trussville, Gardendale, Fultondale, Pinson-Clay-chalkv, Dallas,
  Center Point, Clay, Pinson, Warrior, Kimberly, Morris, Locust Fork,
  Trafford, Hayden, Nectar, County Line, Bangor, Blount Springs,
  Arkadelphia and Chalkville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

&&

LAT...LON 3400 8666 3367 8656 3367 8702 3379 8698
      3379 8697 3380 8697 3380 8695 3387 8696
      3387 8692 3391 8692 3392 8689 3394 8688
      3393 8686 3395 8684 3394 8682 3396 8682
      3395 8679 3397 8678 3398 8676 3400 8675

$$



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