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Talladega AL-Calhoun AL-Etowah AL-St. Clair AL-
711 PM CDT SUN JUN 17 2018
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a
* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Northeastern Talladega County in east central Alabama...
Western Calhoun County in east central Alabama...
Central Etowah County in northeastern Alabama...
Northeastern St. Clair County in central Alabama...
* Until 915 PM CDT.
* At 710 PM CDT, trained weather spotters reported heavy rain of
nearly 2.4 inches have fallen in Rainbow City in Etowah County
over the past 2 hours due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban
and small stream flooding.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Gadsden, Anniston, Oxford, Rainbow City, Attalla, Hokes Bluff, West
End-Cobb Town, Cobb Town, Saks, Lincoln, Glencoe, Weaver, Ashville,
Ragland, Munford, Ohatchee, Steele, Altoona, Hobson City and Walnut
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.
In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.
LAT...LON 3413 8588 3360 8577 3350 8608 3398 8634
3399 8633 3405 8633
$$Special Weather Statement
Calhoun AL-Etowah AL-Talladega AL-St. Clair AL-Blount AL-
658 PM CDT SUN JUN 17 2018
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN TALLADEGA...EAST
CENTRAL BLOUNT...WESTERN CALHOUN...SOUTHWESTERN ETOWAH AND
NORTHEASTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM CDT...
At 658 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Steele to Bynum. Movement was southwest at
Pea size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these
Locations impacted include...
Gadsden, Anniston, Talladega, Rainbow City, Attalla, Cobb Town, West
End-Cobb Town, Lincoln, Ashville, Riverside, Ragland, Munford,
Ohatchee, Steele, Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega Municipal
Airport, Honda Manufacturing Of Alabama, Bynum, Neely Henry Lake and
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
LAT...LON 3398 8645 3346 8609 3363 8585 3406 8608
TIME...MOT...LOC 2358Z 063DEG 12KT 3400 8619 3361 8593