Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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WGUS44 KHUN 240613 CCA
FLWHUN
Bulletin - Immediate Broadcast Requested
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
1229 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Moderate to Moderate Severity for
the following rivers in Alabama...

  Big Nance Creek AT Courtland affecting Lawrence County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...A flood warning means that flooding along the river
is imminent or occurring. The dangers of rapidly rising water are
more difficult to recognize at night. Move to higher ground to escape
flood waters. Precautions to protect life and property should be
rushed to completion.

Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once
there...click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river
information.

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ALC079-241929-
/O.COR.KHUN.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-180425T0900Z/
/BNAA1.2.ER.180423T2033Z.180424T0430Z.180425T0300Z.NO/
1229 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Big Nance Creek AT Courtland.
* until late Tuesday morning.
* At 12 AM Tuesday the stage was 16.7 feet and rising.
* Flood Stage is 14.0 feet.
* Moderate Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  11 PM Monday was 16.7 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to rise in the overnight to
  around 17.5 by 7 AM Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Water begins to cover roads south of
  downtown Courtland.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.4 feet
  on Feb 4 2016.

&&


RIVER        FLOOD    OBSERVED    12AM  6AM 12PM  6PM        CREST
LOCATION     STAGE  STG DAY TIME   Wed  Wed  Wed  Wed   STG DAY TIME

BIG NANCE CREEK
Courtland    14.0  16.7 Tue 12 AM  16.7 17.5 16.0 15.0  17.5 Tue 6 AM

&&

LAT...LON 3479 8742 3476 8733 3468 8725 3457 8728 3458 8741


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