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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
428 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS EVENING...

.MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS...SOME CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL...ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE AREA LATER
TODAY AND TONIGHT...IN ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT GRADUALLY APPROACHING
FROM THE WEST.

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LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-MORGAN-CULLMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...
RUSSELLVILLE...MOULTON...DECATUR...CULLMAN
428 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA AND
  NORTHWEST ALABAMA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH
  CENTRAL ALABAMA...CULLMAN AND MORGAN. IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA...
  COLBERT...FRANKLIN AL...LAUDERDALE AND LAWRENCE.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE STARTING THIS
  EVENING...AS A COLD FRONT GRADUALLY APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. TOTAL
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND 2 TO 3 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS...ARE EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...AS THE COLD FRONT
  SETTLES INTO THE AREA.

* RIVERS...STREAMS AND LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE
  TO FLASH FLOODING TONIGHT AND INTO SUNDAY. MULTIPLE UPPER WAVES
  MOVING ACROSS THE REGION...IN ADDITION TO THE COLD FRONT...WILL
  FURTHER PROLONG THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING
  INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
426 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF INTERIOR SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA FROM NOON CST TODAY
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.A SLOW EASTWARD MOVING STORM SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVES
EAST OUT OF THE PLAINS AND ACROSS THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
THIS WEEKEND. AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM...GULF MOISTURE BECOMES ANOMALOUSLY HIGH
FOR LATE DECEMBER. CONSIDERING HIGH DEEP LAYER MOISTURE...ORIENTATION
OF UPPER LEVEL SOUTHWEST FLOW AND THE APPROACH OF A SLOW EASTWARD
MOVING FRONTAL ZONE AND WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE ALONG IT...THE STAGE IS
SETTING UP FOR THE POTENTIAL OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS OVER A PORTION OF
THE GULF COAST. AT THIS TIME...THE FAVORED AREA IS ALONG AND SOUTHWEST
OF A LINE FROM CAMDEN...MONROEVILLE ALABAMA TO LEAKESVILLE AND
LUCEDALE MISSISSIPPI. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL BE IN EFFECT STARTING
THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY FOR THESE AREAS.

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CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-WAYNE-PERRY-GREENE-STONE-
GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUTLER...LISMAN...SILAS...CHATOM...
MILLRY...JACKSON...THOMASVILLE...GROVE HILL...CAMDEN...
PINE HILL...HOMEWOOD...MONROEVILLE...WAYNESBORO...RICHTON...
BEAUMONT...NEW AUGUSTA...LEAKESVILLE...MCLAIN...WIGGINS...
LUCEDALE
426 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF ALABAMA AND SOUTHEAST
  MISSISSIPPI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ALABAMA...
  CHOCTAW...CLARKE...MONROE...WASHINGTON AND WILCOX. IN
  SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...GEORGE...GREENE...PERRY...STONE AND
  WAYNE.

* FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* EVENT TOTAL RAINS FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH POTENTIAL OF LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES WHERE MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
  SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED STORMS MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER THE SAME AREAS.
  INTERIOR SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI HAS ALREADY SEEN UPWARDS OF 3 TO 5
  INCHES OF RAIN EARLIER IN THE WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
423 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY FOR
MUCH OF CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI AND A PORTION OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...

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CONCORDIA-GRENADA-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-WEBSTER-CLAY-LOWNDES-CHOCTAW-
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NESHOBA-KEMPER-WARREN-HINDS-RANKIN-SCOTT-NEWTON-LAUDERDALE-
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FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-JONES-
MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VIDALIA...FERRIDAY...WEST FERRIDAY...
GRENADA...VAIDEN...NORTH CARROLLTON...CARROLLTON...WINONA...
EUPORA...MABEN...MATHISTON...WEST POINT...COLUMBUS...ACKERMAN...
WEIR...STARKVILLE...DURANT...TCHULA...LEXINGTON...PICKENS...
GOODMAN...KOSCIUSKO...LOUISVILLE...MACON...BROOKSVILLE...
YAZOO CITY...RIDGELAND...MADISON...CANTON...CARTHAGE...
PHILADELPHIA...PEARL RIVER...DE KALB...SCOOBA...VICKSBURG...
JACKSON...PEARL...BRANDON...RICHLAND...FOREST...MORTON...NEWTON...
UNION...DECATUR...CONEHATTA...MERIDIAN...PORT GIBSON...
CRYSTAL SPRINGS...HAZLEHURST...WESSON...MAGEE...MENDENHALL...
TAYLORSVILLE...RALEIGH...BAY SPRINGS...HEIDELBERG...QUITMAN...
STONEWALL...SHUBUTA...FAYETTE...NATCHEZ...BUDE...ROXIE...
MEADVILLE...BROOKHAVEN...MONTICELLO...NEW HEBRON...PRENTISS...
BASSFIELD...COLLINS...MOUNT OLIVE...LAUREL...COLUMBIA...
WEST HATTIESBURG...LUMBERTON...PURVIS...HATTIESBURG
423 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND
  MISSISSIPPI...GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM NATCHEZ
  TO VICKSBURG TO GRENADA.

* FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES ARE EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. GIVEN WET GROUND CONDITIONS
  FROM RECENT HEAVY RAIN IN THE WATCH AREA...HEAVY RAINFALL RATES
  COULD CAUSE RAPID RUN-OFF AND FLASH FLOODING.

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.

&&

$$

EC

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
359 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MID SOUTH THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL SURGE INTO THE REGION LATER
TODAY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY WITH HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED ALONG WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

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TISHOMINGO-PRENTISS-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-ITAWAMBA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IUKA...BELMONT...BURNSVILLE...
BOONEVILLE...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...MANTACHIE...BRUCE...
CALHOUN CITY...VARDAMAN...DERMA...HOUSTON...OKOLONA...AMORY...
ABERDEEN...NETTLETON
359 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CALHOUN...CHICKASAW...
  ITAWAMBA...LEE MS...MONROE...PONTOTOC...PRENTISS AND
  TISHOMINGO.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALS BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
  HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* FLASH FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN AREAS WHERE HEAVY RAINFALL
  PERSISTS...ESPECIALLY WHERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER
  THE SAME AREAS. THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL
  OCCUR IN URBAN AREAS AS WELL AS LOW LYING LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
  FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS FLOODED ROADWAYS.
  REMEMBER...TURN AROUND DONT DROWN.

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.

&&

$$

JLH

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1201 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

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/00000.0.DM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AIKEN-
1201 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD
WATCH FOR

* HORSE CREEK DOWNSTREAM OF LANGLEY POND IN AIKEN COUNTY.

* THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* RECENT HEAVY RAIN HAS RESULTED IN AN ELEVATED WATER LEVEL ON
  LANGLEY POND. AIKEN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ADVISES THERE
  ARE CONTINUED STRUCTURAL ISSUES WITH THE DAM. THEREFORE... A
  FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN POSTED.

* AREAS DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM INCLUDE THE TOWNS OF LANGLEY AND
  BATH NEAR HORSE CREEK. STATE ROAD 254...LANGLEY DAM ROAD AND
  STATE ROAD 67...ANTHONY DRIVE...COULD BE IMPACTED WHERE THEY
  CROSS HORSE CREEK. OTHER AREAS THAT COULD BE AFFECTED WOULD BE
  CAMP KIWANIS LANE AND FAR FOUR LANE.

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

RESIDENTS DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD A FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

DAM SAFETY EXPERTS AND ENGINEERS...ALONG WITH STATE AND LOCAL
EMERGENCY SERVICES...CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE DAM AND WILL ISSUE
PUBLIC STATEMENTS AS CONDITIONS WARRANT. KEEP INFORMED BY
LISTENING TO LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION FOR STATEMENTS AND
POSSIBLE WARNINGS. FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS.

$$

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