Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
442 PM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  EAST CENTRAL TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
  NORTH CENTRAL BIBB COUNTY IN ALABAMA...
  SOUTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA...
  WEST CENTRAL SHELBY COUNTY IN ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 441 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED SLOW MOVING
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
  RADAR ESTIMATES NEARLY 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN PORTIONS OF
  EASTERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY AND STORMS ARE SLOWLY MOVING EASTWARD.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
  THE WARNED AREA.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ALABASTER...BESSEMER...HELENA...ABERNANT...ALABAMA ADVENTURE...
  BLUFF PARK...BROOKWOOD...DEERLICK CREEK CAMPGROUNDS...HOOVER
  METROPOLITAN STADIUM...LAKE VIEW...LAKE WILDWOOD...MAYLENE...NORTH
  JOHNS...ROSS BRIDGE...TANNEHILL IRONWORKS STATE PARK...VANCE AND
  WOODSTOCK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. RAINFALL FROM PERSISTENT RAINBANDS
WILL PRODUCE FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS AND ALONG STREETS. MANY
ROADS WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER AND DRIVING IS NOT RECOMMENDED
DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...
CALL 1-800-856-0758 OR TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG ALWX

LAT...LON 3341 8682 3316 8681 3316 8745 3341 8745

$$

05/MA





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