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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.

&&

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1110 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

ALZ011>015-017>050-041915-
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-
1110 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

A SLOW MOVING BOUNDARY WILL PUSH SOUTHWARD THROUGH TONIGHT ACROSS
THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA. SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL
TRACK EASTWARD ALONG AND NORTH OF THE BOUNDARY. ANY STORMS THAT
TRAIN OVER THE SAME AREAS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL AND COULD
RESULT IN LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.

IN ADDITION TO THE FLOODING...AN ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
IS POSSIBLE SOUTH OF A MILLPORT...TO WARRIOR...TO JACKSONVILLE
LINE THROUGH 8 PM.

.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
NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$



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