River Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
819 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...River Statement For The Cahaba River...

Locally heavy rainfall across central central Alabama during the
past 24 hours is producing rises on the Cahaba River.
However...levels are expected to remain below established flood
stages...and any overflow along the river should be of a minor
nature.

The Cahaba River At Marion Junction.
 Latest stage:     8.5 feet at 8 PM Sunday.
 Caution stage:    15.0 feet.
 Flood stage:      36.0 feet.
 Forecast:         Crest near 15.9 feet Wednesday morning
                   and then begin to fall.

* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Flooding around Oakmulgee Creek begins and
  cattle need to be moved to higher ground.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or your local media for later
statements concerning this event.

It is emphasized that these forecasts are based on rainfall that has
already occurred and on additional rainfall expected tonight and
Monday.  If more rainfall than is currently forecast occurs it may
become necessary to revise these forecasts upward.

Another statement will be issued Monday morning...or sooner if
conditions warrant.

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For detailed WEB information concerning river stages and forecasts
for Central Alabama...go to:

         http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=bmx

For precipitation analysis...go to:

         www.weather.gov/serfc/wxobsfcst_past_precipitation

For forecast precipitation...go to:

         www.weather.gov/serfc/wxobsfcst_future_precipitation

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