National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for: Etowah County
Share |

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
323 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

Cleburne-Pickens-Tuscaloosa-Jefferson-Shelby-St. Clair-Talladega-
323 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Outlook through Tonight.

Many river basins across Central Alabama are in flood stage. Please
see the latest river statements for specific details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

River basins will continue to experience flooding over the next
several days. Please see the latest river statements for specific


Activation of storm spotters and emergency management is not
anticipated at this time.


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
924 PM CST Tue Feb 18 2020

...The flood warning continues for the Coosa River At Gadsden...

.Heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours is causing additional rises
along portions of the Coosa River...and a flood warning remains in
effect for the Coosa River at Gadsden..


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.  Turn Around...Don`t Drown.

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


924 PM CST Tue Feb 18 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Coosa River At Gadsden.
* until Thursday afternoon...or until the Warning is cancelled.
* AT  8:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 511.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 511 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 511.8 feet by
  after midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage
  early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 511 feet...Low lying farm lands in the Gadsden area
  begin to flood.


LAT...LON 3398 8586 3397 8591 3386 8602 3390 8609
          3403 8599 3403 8589


U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE