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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
814 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

ALZ011>015-017>050-051615-
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-
CLEBURNE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-TALLADEGA-
CLAY-RANDOLPH-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-
CHAMBERS-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-MONTGOMERY-MACON-
BULLOCK-LEE-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-
814 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PORTIONS
OF CENTRAL ALABAMA THIS MORNING AND FALL OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS.
ANY ACTIVITY THAT TRAINS OVER THE SAME AREAS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE
LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING. THE GREATEST CONCERN WILL BE ALONG AND
NORTH OF AN ALICEVILLE...TO CALERA...TO ROANOKE LINE.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLOODING...AN ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM IS
POSSIBLE ACROSS AREAS SOUTH OF I-20 FROM 2 PM TO 10 PM. DAMAGING
WINDS WILL BE THE MAIN CONCERN WITH ANY STORM THAT DOES DEVELOP.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE
NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$




Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
ALC073-041430-
/O.NEW.KBMX.FF.W.0008.150704T1129Z-150704T1430Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
629 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT

* AT 629 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...VESTAVIA HILLS...BESSEMER...HOMEWOOD...
  MOUNTAIN BROOK...TRUSSVILLE...HUEYTOWN...GARDENDALE...IRONDALE...
  LEEDS...MOODY...FAIRFIELD...FULTONDALE...SUMITON...CENTER POINT...
  PLEASANT GROVE...CLAY...PINSON AND TARRANT.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 2 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3384 8676 3377 8665 3376 8654 3356 8655
      3353 8652 3347 8661 3347 8667 3325 8698
      3325 8706 3328 8707 3346 8734 3349 8733
      3350 8726 3353 8727 3355 8719 3360 8719
      3366 8706 3377 8702 3384 8688

$$

87/GRANTHAM



Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
625 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...The National Weather Service in BIRMINGHAM AL has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Alabama...

  Village Creek At Avenue W Affecting Jefferson County.

.Heavy rainfall of 2 to 3 inches has occurred this morning over the Village Creek drainage basin and a flood warning is now in effect for Village Creek at Avenue W in Ensley. An additional 2 to 3 inches of rainfall is expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas.  Turn Around...Don`t Drown.

Another statement will be issued by this evening...or sooner if
conditions warrant.

&&

ALC073-042325-
/O.NEW.KBMX.FL.W.0019.150704T1222Z-150705T0822Z/
/ENSA1.1.ER.150704T1222Z.150704T1500Z.150704T2022Z.NO/
625 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

The National Weather Service in BIRMINGHAM AL has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Village Creek At At Avenue W.
* until late tonight...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:15 AM Saturday The stage Was 8.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage later this morning with a crest
  near 12.8 feet at 11 AM today.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Residential flooding occurs in the Ensley
  area and evacuations will likely be necessary. Persons in low lying
  areas near the creek should move to higher ground.

&&

LAT...LON 3352 8687 3351 8688 3351 8689 3353 8690
          3352 8688

$$




Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
247 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE LIKELY ACROSS
THE NORTHERN HALF OF CENTRAL ALABAMA THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.
WIDESPREAD 1 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE LIKELY WITH ISOLATED
AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES POSSIBLE. HEAVY RAINFALL IN AREAS WITH
ALREADY SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS...WILL INCREASE THE POTENTIAL
FOR FLASH FLOODING.

ALZ011>015-017>029-042100-
/O.NEW.KBMX.FF.A.0002.150704T0747Z-150705T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-
CHEROKEE-CLEBURNE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-
TALLADEGA-CLAY-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAMILTON...SULLIGENT...VERNON...
FAYETTE...DOUBLE SPRINGS...JASPER...ONEONTA...GADSDEN...
ANNISTON...CENTRE...HEFLIN...CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...
BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...COLUMBIANA...PELHAM...ALABASTER...
PELL CITY...MOODY...TALLADEGA...SYLACAUGA...ASHLAND...ROANOKE
247 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA...EAST
  CENTRAL ALABAMA...NORTHEAST ALABAMA...NORTHWEST ALABAMA AND
  WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  CENTRAL ALABAMA...BLOUNT...JEFFERSON...SHELBY...ST. CLAIR...
  TALLADEGA AND WALKER. IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...CALHOUN...
  CLAY...CLEBURNE AND RANDOLPH. IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA...CHEROKEE
  AND ETOWAH. IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA...MARION AND WINSTON. IN WEST
  CENTRAL ALABAMA...FAYETTE...LAMAR...PICKENS AND TUSCALOOSA.

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION WITH
  WIDESPREAD ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES AND
  ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES.

* SATURATED SOILS FROM RAINFALL OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS ALONG WITH
  THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF AREA
  ROADWAYS...LOW LYING AREAS...AND URBAN SMALL STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$




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