Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
1143 AM CST TUE FEB 12 2019

ALC019-055-121945-
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Etowah AL-Cherokee AL-
1143 AM CST TUE FEB 12 2019

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas
  for...
  Northeastern Etowah County in northeastern Alabama...
  Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama...

* Until 145 PM CST.

* At 1140 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain was spreading
  across the area. One to two inches of rain have fallen in some
  locations during the past two hours...and another one to two
  inches is possible during the next hour. This will produce some
  minor flooding across the area...especially in low-lying flood
  prone areas near small creeks and streams or with poor drainage.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Gadsden, Hokes Bluff, Centre, Cedar Bluff, Little River Canyon
  National Preserve, Centre Municipal Airport, Glencoe, Leesburg,
  Reece City, Sand Rock, Gaylesville, Tennala, Tabor Road, Cherokee
  Rock Village, Cornwall Furnace Park, Blanche, Eastern Weiss Lake,
  Ballplay, Slackland and Gadsden Mall.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 3413 8543 3393 8602 3420 8604 3420 8584
      3424 8584 3424 8581 3426 8581 3426 8577
      3436 8566 3437 8563 3439 8562 3440 8563
      3440 8561 3444 8558 3449 8557 3450 8556
      3450 8555 3453 8552

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