Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
445 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL WITH THE RISK OF FLASH FLOODING EXPECTED
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL ALABAMA...

ALZ011>015-017>045-047-282200-
/O.CON.KBMX.FF.A.0007.000000T0000Z-141229T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-
CHEROKEE-CLEBURNE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-
TALLADEGA-CLAY-RANDOLPH-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-
COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-CHAMBERS-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-
MONTGOMERY-MACON-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAMILTON...SULLIGENT...VERNON...
FAYETTE...DOUBLE SPRINGS...JASPER...ONEONTA...GADSDEN...
ANNISTON...CENTRE...HEFLIN...CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...
BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...COLUMBIANA...PELHAM...ALABASTER...
PELL CITY...MOODY...TALLADEGA...SYLACAUGA...ASHLAND...ROANOKE...
LIVINGSTON...EUTAW...GREENSBORO...MOUNDVILLE...MARION...
CENTREVILLE...CLANTON...ROCKFORD...ALEXANDER CITY...DADEVILLE...
VALLEY...LANETT...LAFAYETTE...DEMOPOLIS...LINDEN...SELMA...
PRATTVILLE...FORT DEPOSIT...HAYNEVILLE...WETUMPKA...TALLASSEE...
MONTGOMERY...TUSKEGEE...AUBURN...OPELIKA
445 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA...EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...NORTHEAST
  ALABAMA...NORTHWEST ALABAMA AND WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...AUTAUGA...
   BIBB...BLOUNT...CHILTON...COOSA...DALLAS...ELMORE...
  JEFFERSON...LOWNDES...MONTGOMERY...PERRY...SHELBY...ST.
  CLAIR...TALLADEGA AND WALKER. IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
  CALHOUN...CHAMBERS...CLAY...CLEBURNE...LEE...MACON...RANDOLPH
  AND TALLAPOOSA. IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA...CHEROKEE AND ETOWAH. IN
  NORTHWEST ALABAMA...MARION AND WINSTON. IN WEST CENTRAL
  ALABAMA...FAYETTE...GREENE...HALE...LAMAR...MARENGO...
  PICKENS...SUMTER AND TUSCALOOSA.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* AVERAGE BASIN AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. LOCALIZED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS OVER 4 INCHES CANNOT BE RULED OUT FROM SHOWERS AND
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING OVER THE SAME AREAS. URBAN AREAS
  WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO PONDING OF WATER AND FLOODING
  ISSUES. DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL ON DECEMBER
  23RD...ALREADY SATURATED GROUND CONDITIONS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO A
  HIGHER THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING.

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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