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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 4:12 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Jackson County in northeastern Alabama...
northeastern Marshall County in northeastern Alabama...
central DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama...

* until 1100 am CST Saturday.

* At 411 am CST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was moving back into the warned area. The heavy
rain will continue to cause flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Scottsboro, Guntersville, Rainsville, Bridgeport, Henagar,
Stevenson, Sylvania, Fyffe, Hollywood and Powell.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3432 8598 3436 8644 3449 8642 3450 8639
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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 6:27 PM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through 12 am midnight Sunday...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of north 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.

* Through 12 am midnight Sunday.

* Showers and a few thunderstorms are expected to redevelop
tonight, with locally heavy rainfall possible. A strong cold
front will bring another round of showers and thunderstorms
across the region Saturday afternoon and evening. Given the
already saturated soils, any additional rain will fall as runoff
and lead to a continued threat for flash flooding. Additional
rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches are possible, especially
over northwest Alabama.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood
prone area.

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 continue to monitor forecasts and be prepared to take
action should flash flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 6:27 PM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through 12 am midnight Sunday...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of north 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.

* Through 12 am midnight Sunday.

* Showers and a few thunderstorms are expected to redevelop
tonight, with locally heavy rainfall possible. A strong cold
front will bring another round of showers and thunderstorms
across the region Saturday afternoon and evening. Given the
already saturated soils, any additional rain will fall as runoff
and lead to a continued threat for flash flooding. Additional
rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches are possible, especially
over northwest Alabama.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood
prone area.

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 continue to monitor forecasts and be prepared to take
action should flash flood warnings be issued.