Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
914 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS
LOCK AND DAM...

.THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER IS NEARING CREST AT DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM...
AND LEVELS WILL BEGIN TO FALL THERE LATER TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY FRIDAY MORNING...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

&&

ALC063-065-091-119-180214-
/O.EXT.KBMX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-140420T1235Z/
/DLDA1.2.ER.140408T0822Z.140411T2315Z.140420T0035Z.NO/
914 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 8:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 70.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 68 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 71.3 FEET BY THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 68 FEET...FLOODING OF LOWLANDS IN THE AREA OCCURS AND
  CATTLE SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3252 8782 3225 8790 3201 8806 3201 8816
          3241 8809 3253 8790

$$




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