River Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
830 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

...River Statement For The Black Warrior River at Oliver Dam...

Heavy rainfall over the weekend is producing rises on the Black
Warrior River at Oliver Lock and Dam.  However...levels are expected
to remain below established flood stages...and any overflow along
the river around Oliver Dam should be of a minor nature.

The Black Warrior River At Oliver Lock and Dam.
 Latest stage:     118.8 feet at 7 AM Monday.
 Caution stage:    122 feet.
 Flood stage:      129 feet.
 Forecast:         Crest near 123.9 feet after midnight tonight
                   and then begin to fall.

* Impact...At 122 feet...Cattle in low lands begin to be cut off and
  may 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 this forecast is based on rainfall that has
already occurred and on additional rainfall expected today and
tonight.  If more rainfall than is currently forecast occurs it may
become necessary to revise this forecast upward.

Another statement will be issued Tuesday 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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