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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
746 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

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746 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the counties served by the
National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

.DAY ONE...Outlook through Tonight.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will develop ahead of an
approaching cool front. Pockets of heavier rainfall could produce
localized flash flooding along and north of I-20 through Friday
evening. An isolated severe storm may develop this afternoon along
and south of the I-20 corridor, producing damaging winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of storm spotters and emergency management may be
necessary today and this evening.

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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
501 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...Flash Flooding Possible Across Northern Portions of Central
Alabama Today and Tonight...

.Several rounds of thunderstorms are likely today and into this
evening. The activity will produce heavy rainfall at times, which
could cause localized flash flooding.

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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, and Centreville
501 AM CDT Fri Jul 28 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Alabama, east central Alabama, northeast
  Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,
  including the following areas, in central Alabama, Bibb,
  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.

* From 10 AM CDT this morning through this evening.

* Above average rainfall amounts this summer and recent localized
  heavy rainfall have resulted in a very saturated ground
  conditions and elevated stream and creek flows. Brief periods of
  heavy rain may result in localized flash flooding across areas
  in north central Alabama.


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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