Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
540 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

ALC009-231345-
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BLOUNT AL-
540 AM CDT SUN AUG 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BLOUNT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 845 AM CDT

* AT 539 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ONEONTA...BLOUNTSVILLE...CLEVELAND...LOCUST FORK...ALTOONA...
  SNEAD...SUSAN MOORE...ALLGOOD...FAIRVIEW...HAYDEN...NECTAR...
  ROSA...STRAWBERRY...BANGOR...BLOUNT SPRINGS...MCLARTY...
  BROOKSVILLE...CHAMBLEES MILL...EASLEY AND HENDRIX.

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 3410 8630 3406 8633 3396 8635 3394 8637
      3394 8634 3392 8633 3391 8635 3387 8683
      3395 8682 3395 8679 3399 8676 3403 8670
      3409 8669 3408 8669 3409 8666 3412 8663
      3412 8660 3425 8651 3426 8645

$$

05/MA



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