Walker County, Alabama
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Flash Flood Watch
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Marion-Lamar-Fayette-Winston-Walker-Blount-Etowah-Cherokee-
Including the cities of Hamilton, Sulligent, Vernon, Fayette,
Double Springs, Jasper, Oneonta, Gadsden, and Centre
658 AM CDT Wed Sep 26 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast
Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,
including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount and
Walker. In northeast Alabama, Cherokee and Etowah. In
northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston. In west central
Alabama, Fayette and Lamar.

* Through Thursday morning.

* Heavy rainfall will be possible along and ahead of slow moving
cold front. This rain will be very efficient and could produce
1 to 2 inches in a very short time, with locally higher totals.
Stay tuned for updates to locations as well as possible warnings
through the period.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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Flood Advisory
ALC057-075-093-127-133-261515-
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Walker AL-Marion AL-Winston AL-Fayette AL-Lamar AL-
713 AM CDT WED SEP 26 2018

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Northwestern Walker County in central Alabama...
Southeastern Marion County in northwestern Alabama...
Winston County in northwestern Alabama...
Northwestern Fayette County in west central Alabama...
Central Lamar County in west central Alabama...

* Until 1015 AM CDT.

* At 711 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms moving across the advisory counties. This will cause
urban and small stream flooding, which will continue for at least
the next three hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hamilton, Winfield, Haleyville, Carbon Hill, Vernon, Sulligent,
Lynn, Guin, Double Springs, Brilliant, Glen Allen, Kansas, Nauvoo,
Beaverton, Gu-Win, Eldridge, Houston Recreational Area, Ashbank,
Brushy Lake and Ashridge.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

&&

LAT...LON 3397 8822 3431 8760 3430 8717 3388 8751
3366 8826

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