Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
147 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

ALC017-081-262145-
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CHAMBERS AL-LEE AL-
147 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  CHAMBERS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
  LEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 145 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS SPREADING ACROSS THE AREA. RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO
  INCHES HAS ALREADY OCCURRED...AND ANOTHER ONE TO TWO INCHES IS
  POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT ONE TO TWO HOURS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN
  AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL
  RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3251 8506 3247 8506 3247 8533 3241 8533
      3241 8543 3250 8544 3251 8551 3311 8559
      3311 8523 3286 8519 3285 8516 3281 8517
      3278 8512 3276 8514 3274 8511 3269 8512
      3266 8509 3265 8511 3263 8508 3251 8500

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