Huntsville, AL

11:35 AM CST on February 21, 2019 (GMT -0600)
5 points | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Areal Flood Watch Active Notice: Areal Flood Watch

Elev 801 ft 34.73 °N, 86.57 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
48.4 °F
Feels Like 48 °F
N
0
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.16 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Few 1000 ft
Overcast 1700 ft
Windchill 48 °F
Dew Point 40 °F
Humidity 74%
Rainfall 0.07 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:25 AM 5:34 PM
Waning Gibbous, 94% visible
METAR KHUA 211658Z 05008KT 3SM -RA BR FEW010 OVC017 09/07 A3015 RMK AO2A RAB41 SLP211 P0000 T00870073
Pressure 30.16 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Few 1000 ft
Overcast 1700 ft
Windchill 48 °F
Dew Point 40 °F
Humidity 74%
Rainfall 0.07 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:25 AM 5:34 PM
Waning Gibbous, 94% visible
METAR KHUA 211658Z 05008KT 3SM -RA BR FEW010 OVC017 09/07 A3015 RMK AO2A RAB41 SLP211 P0000 T00870073

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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:29 AM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tennessee River at Whitesburg.
* Until Sunday evening.
* At 7 am Thursday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast by the
Tennessee Valley authority.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
7 am Thursday was 17.8 feet.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... the entrance to the ditto Landing area is
underwater... along with much of the Boat Harbor. Several roads in
northeastern Morgan County are underwater... and water is beginning
to approach a home on river loop Road in the Laceys Spring
community.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 18.9 feet
on Jul 11 2013.



River flood observed 12pm 6pm 12am 6am crest
location stage stg day time Thu Thu Fri Fri stg day time

Tennessee River
Whitesburg 17.0 17.8 Thu 7 am 18.0 18.2 18.4 18.6 18.7 Fri 12pm


Lat... Lon 3462 8653 3450 8646 3446 8659 3456 8696 3467 8692



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827 am CST Thu Feb 21 2019

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity... the
Flood Warning continues for
the Paint Rock river near Woodville.
* Until further notice.
* At 8 am Thursday the stage was 17.9 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
8 am Thursday was 17.9 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 19.0 feet by
early Saturday afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... water is covering Alabama State Route 65
about two miles north of U.S. Highway 72. Several County roads in
Paint Rock Valley are flooded... including Jackson County Road 20.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 18.7 feet
on Dec 29 2018.

River flood observed 12pm 6pm 12am 6am crest
location stage stg day time Thu Thu Fri Fri stg day time

Paint Rock river
Woodville 15.0 17.9 Thu 8 am 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.3 19.0 Sat 12 PM


Lat... Lon 3491 8628 3489 8606 3442 8637 3450 8653



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823 am CST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Flint River at Brownsboro.
* Until Sunday evening.
* At 7 am Thursday the stage was 18.7 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity... the maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
7 am Thursday was 20.6 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 20.0 feet by
early Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
Sunday afternoon.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... backwater on a nearby tributary added to
floodwaters from the Flint River both reach a small bridge on
Brownsboro Road.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 20.7 feet
on Mar 1 2018.

River flood observed 12pm 6pm 12am 6am crest
location stage stg day time Thu Thu Fri Fri stg day time

Flint River
Brownsboro 17.0 18.7 Thu 7 am 18.7 18.6 18.9 19.2 20.0 Sat 12 am


Lat... Lon 3476 8649 3475 8638 3461 8639 3447 8647 3454 8655



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:23 AM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of 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 Friday afternoon

* moderate to heavy rainfall will push across the region today,
bringing up to 1 inch of rain, in addition to what has already
fallen. A heavier band of rain is then expected to stall over
the area late tonight and linger through the late morning hours
on Friday. After a break in the heavier rain, a line of storms
will move through the region Saturday afternoon and evening.
Total rainfall amounts between now and Saturday night will be up
to 3.5 inches.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood
prone area. This Flood Watch may need to be extended into the
weekend.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.