Thursday, August 3, 2023

Flood Watch



Flood Watch

National Weather Service Huntsville AL

341 AM CDT Thu Aug 3 2023


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Lauderdale-Colbert-Franklin AL-Lawrence-Limestone-Madison-Morgan-

Marshall-Jackson-DeKalb-Cullman-Moore-Lincoln-Franklin TN-

Including the cities of Albertville, Sheffield, Boaz, Scottsboro,

Fayetteville, Lynchburg, Tuscumbia, Cullman, Sewanee, Muscle Shoals,

Decatur, Red Bay, Athens, Fort Payne, Cowan, Huntsville, Arab,

Winchester, Russellville, Decherd, Moulton, Florence, Rainsville,

Guntersville, Estill Springs, and Town Creek

341 AM CDT Thu Aug 3 2023


...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY

AFTERNOON...


* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.


* WHERE...Portions of norther Alabama and southern middle Tennessee,

  including the following areas, in Alabama, Colbert, Cullman,

  DeKalb, Franklin AL, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone,

  Madison, Marshall and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee,

  Franklin TN, Lincoln and Moore.


* WHEN...From 7 AM CDT this morning through Friday afternoon.


* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,

  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.


* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...

  - Several consecutive episodes of showers and thunderstorms are

    expected across the Tennessee Valley from today through

    Friday morning. High atmospheric moisture content will exist

    throughout the period, leading to a risk for locally heavy

    rainfall and flooding.

  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood

Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared

to take action should flooding develop.


&&


$$


70/DD

Flood Watch

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

127 PM CDT Thu Aug 3 2023


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Winston-Blount-Etowah-Calhoun-Cherokee-Cleburne-St. Clair-

Including the cities of Oneonta, Centre, Double Springs, Gadsden,

Pell City, Heflin, Moody, and Anniston

127 PM CDT Thu Aug 3 2023


...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...


* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be

  possible.


* WHERE...A portion of central Alabama, including the following

  counties, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Etowah, St. Clair

  and Winston.


* WHEN...Through Friday afternoon.


* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,

  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.


* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...

  - Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will move across

    northeastern portions of Central Alabama this afternoon

    through mid-day Friday. Total rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches

    with locally higher amounts may result in isolated flash

    flooding.

  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action

should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


&&


$$


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