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AL WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 4:25 PM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-18 16:25:44-05

WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, February 22, 2019

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AREAL FLOOD WATCH

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Flood Watch

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

322 PM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

...Multiple Rounds of Heavy Rainfall to Impact Central Alabama

This Week...

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE

THURSDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, northeast

Alabama, northwest Alabama, and west central Alabama,

including the following areas, in central Alabama, Blount,

Jefferson, St. Clair, and Walker. In northeast Alabama,

Cherokee and Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and Winston.

In west central Alabama, Fayette, Lamar, Pickens, and

Tuscaloosa.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall are expected starting Tuesday and

continuing through the end of the week for portions of north

Central Alabama. Surface soil conditions are already or will

become saturated, and much of this rainfall will runoff, filling

low lying areas, ditches, and creeks. Local rivers and streams

are also expected to rise due to excessive rainfall locally and

across upstream river basins.

* Those with interests in flood prone or low lying areas, and

along local rivers in north and west Central Alabama, should be

ready to take action if water levels rise.

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.

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