Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
853 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALREADY ONGOING ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY WITH
AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES LIKELY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. GIVEN THE
ALREADY SATURATED SOILS...RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BECOME
MORE PREVALENT CREATING A HIGH POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

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LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DEKALB-CULLMAN-MOORE-LINCOLN-FRANKLIN TN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...
RUSSELLVILLE...MOULTON...ATHENS...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...
GUNTERSVILLE...SCOTTSBORO...FORT PAYNE...CULLMAN...LYNCHBURG...
FAYETTEVILLE...WINCHESTER
853 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN MIDDLE
  TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ALABAMA...
  COLBERT...CULLMAN...DEKALB...FRANKLIN AL...JACKSON...
  LAUDERDALE...LAWRENCE...LIMESTONE...MADISON...MARSHALL AND
  MORGAN. IN SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE...FRANKLIN TN...LINCOLN
  AND MOORE.

* THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY
  THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT BRINGING AN ESTIMATED 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER
  ALREADY SATURATED SOILS.

* SATURATED SOILS FROM RAINFALL OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS ALONG WITH THE
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL EXPECTED MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF AREA
  ROADWAYS...LOW LYING AREAS AND URBAN SMALL STREAMS.

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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