Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
325 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE WESTERN FLORIDA
PANHANDLE AND SOUTHERN ALABAMA ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 65
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION
TUESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE LIKELY AND
AVERAGE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...WITH LOCALIZED
AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE. THIS RAINFALL WILL LIKELY RESULT
IN NUMEROUS MINOR FLOODING ISSUES...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AND LOW LYING
AREAS. FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS WHERE THUNDERSTORMS
REPEATEDLY MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS...PARTICULARLY IN URBAN CORRIDORS.
MINOR FLOODING ALONG A FEW RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST ALABAMA AND THE
WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-
UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-
COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EVERGREEN...GREENVILLE...LUVERNE...
BRANTLEY...ATMORE...BREWTON...EAST BREWTON...ANDALUSIA...OPP...
MOBILE...PRICHARD...SARALAND...BAY MINETTE...TILLMANS CORNER...
THEODORE...DAPHNE...FAIRHOPE...FOLEY...SPANISH FORT...CENTURY...
FLOMATON...MOLINO...FERRY PASS...BRENT...WEST PENSACOLA...
BELLVIEW...ENSLEY...MYRTLE GROVE...JAY...PACE...MILTON...
CRESTVIEW...WRIGHT...NICEVILLE...SEMINOLE...EGLIN AFB
325 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST
  FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ALABAMA...
  BUTLER...CONECUH...COVINGTON...CRENSHAW...ESCAMBIA...LOWER
  BALDWIN...LOWER MOBILE...UPPER BALDWIN AND UPPER MOBILE. IN
  NORTHWEST FLORIDA...COASTAL ESCAMBIA...COASTAL OKALOOSA...
  COASTAL SANTA ROSA...INLAND ESCAMBIA...INLAND OKALOOSA AND
  INLAND SANTA ROSA.

* FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT

* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 6
  TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* MINOR FLOODING IN URBAN AND LOW LYING AREAS IS LIKELY...WITH THE
  POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING IN URBAN CORRIDORS WHERE THUNDERSTORMS
  REPEATEDLY MOVE OVER THE SAME LOCATION. MINOR FLOODING ALONG A FEW
  RIVERS IN SOUTHWEST ALABAMA AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE IS
  ALSO POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY IF THE HIGHER RAINFALL TOTALS ARE
  REALIZED.

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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