Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
555 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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ST. CLAIR AL-
555 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 554 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PELL CITY...MOODY...SPRINGVILLE...ODENVILLE...MARGARET...ARGO...
  BALD ROCK...BRANCHVILLE...COOSA ISLAND...LOGAN MARTIN LAKE...CHULA
  VISTA...ST. CLAIR COUNTY AIRPORT...CAMP WINNATASKA AND CROPWELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3376 8641 3354 8620 3352 8623 3350 8623
      3349 8626 3351 8626 3351 8628 3346 8630
      3344 8633 3350 8638 3353 8642 3356 8650
      3362 8655 3366 8653 3372 8653 3374 8654
      3378 8654

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