Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
422 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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422 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Severe storms are likely today into tonight across the forecast area.
The highest threat appears to be along and west of a line from
Montgomery to Gadsden, with a lower threat to the east. The threat
will begin around 11 AM in the West and continue until 2 AM Sunday in
the Southeast. Damaging winds and tornadoes will be the main threats,
and a couple of stronger tornadoes cannot be ruled out along and
northwest of a line from Demopolis to Birmingham.

Rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches could lead to isolated flash
flooding this afternoon into tonight. The best chance of flash
flooding will generally be across the western half of the area, or
along and west of the Interstate 65 corridor.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Due to heavy rainfall, minor river flooding is expected Sunday
through Wednesday in the Tombigbee and Sucarnoochee River basins.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of storm spotters and emergency management may be needed
from late this morning into early Sunday morning.

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