Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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WGUS84 KHUN 250742
FLSHUN
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
242 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Alabama...

  Tennessee River AT Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale
  Counties

River levels at Florence may flucuate slightly and rise by 0.1 to 0.2 feet
today, but the river is expected to crest late this afternoon below flood
stage and then slowly fall over the next couple of days. Given that the
forecasted levels continue to remain below flood stage, the Flood Warning
for the Tennessee River at Florence has been cancelled.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The
depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water
will carry most cars away. Also...The road bed may be washed out
under the water...and you could be stranded or trapped.
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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242 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Forecast information for
  Tennessee River AT Florence.
* At 2 AM Wednesday the stage was 17.4 feet and steady.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Flooding of McFarland Park begins.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.3 feet
  on Sep 7 2011.

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

TENNESSEE RIVER
Florence     18.0  17.4 Wed 2 AM  17.5 17.6 17.4 17.4  17.6 Wed 6 PM

&&

LAT...LON 3485 8765 3471 8762 3466 8788 3473 8811 3500 8820


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