Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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WGUS84 KHUN 260745
FLSHUN
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
245 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama...

  Tennessee River at Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale
  Counties


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The
depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water
will carry most cars away. Also...The road bed may be washed out
under the water...and you could be stranded or trapped.
Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once
there...click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river
information.

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ALC033-077-262145-
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/FLOA1.1.ER.170426T1100Z.170427T1700Z.170429T0346Z.NO/
245 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Tennessee River AT Florence.
* until Saturday morning.
* At 2 AM Wednesday the stage was 17.7 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above Flood Stage this morning and crest near
  19.5 feet by early Thursday afternoon. The river will fall below
  Flood Stage by late Friday evening.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Alabama State Highway 20 is flooded at the
  underpass below U.S. Highways 43 and 72. The underpass will likely
  be closed.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.7 feet
  on Feb 10 2010.

&&
RIVER        FLOOD    OBSERVED    12PM  6PM 12AM  6AM        CREST
LOCATION     STAGE  STG DAY TIME   Wed  Wed  Thu  Thu   STG DAY TIME

TENNESSEE RIVER
Florence     18.0  17.7 Wed 2 AM  18.4 18.7 19.0 19.2  19.5 Thu 12 PM

&&

LAT...LON 3485 8765 3471 8762 3466 8788 3473 8811 3500 8820


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