Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
347 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM AL HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ALABAMA...

  TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BEVILL LOCK AND DAM AFFECTING GREENE...HALE...
  MARENGO...PICKENS AND SUMTER COUNTIES.

.HEAVY RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL FALL OVER THE TOMBIGBEE DRAINAGE AREA THROUGH TODAY...AND A FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE BEVILLE LOCK AND DAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED LATER SUNDAY MORNING...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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347 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM AL HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BEVILL LOCK AND DAM.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  2:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 116.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 122.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT  AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 122.8 FEET BY TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON .
  THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 122.0 FEET...CATTLE IN LOW-LYING AREAS OF SOUTHERN
  PICKENS COUNTY SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND. CATTLE ARE CUTOFF
  IN LOWLANDS OF SOUTHERN PICKENS COUNTY AT STAGES ABOVE 122 FEET.

&&

LAT...LON 3321 8827 3307 8816 3287 8813 3285 8822
          3301 8825 3320 8832

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