Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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WGUS84 KHUN 252010
FLSHUN
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
210 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ALABAMA...

  PAINT ROCK RIVER NEAR WOODVILLE AFFECTING JACKSON...MADISON AND
  MARSHALL 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.

&&

ALC071-089-095-261010-
/O.EXT.KHUN.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141227T0142Z/
/WDVA1.1.ER.141225T1104Z.141226T0600Z.141226T1942Z.NO/
210 PM CST THU DEC 25 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE PAINT ROCK RIVER NEAR WOODVILLE.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.
* AT 2 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.7 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST..
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE SLOWLY RISING TO NEAR 17.0 FEET BY
  AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  TOMORROW AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...FLOOD WATERS AFFECT MOSTLY BOTTOMLAND ALONG
  THE RIVER...INCLUDING LOW LYING FARM AND PASTURELANDS. .
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 17.5 FEET
  ON MAY 7 2013.

&&
RIVER        FLOOD    OBSERVED    6PM 12AM  6AM  12PM      CREST
LOCATION     STAGE  STG DAY TIME  THU  FRI  FRI   FRI  STG DAY TIME

PAINT ROCK RIVER
WOODVILLE    16.0  16.7 THU 2 PM  16.9 17.0 16.8  16.2 17.0 FRI 12 AM

&&

LAT...LON 3491 8628 3489 8606 3442 8637 3450 8653


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