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AL WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 12:45 PM, Feb 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-12 12:45:22-05

WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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AREAL FLOOD ADVISORY

Flood Advisory

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

1143 AM CST TUE FEB 12 2019

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas

for...

Northeastern Etowah County in northeastern Alabama...

Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama...

* Until 145 PM CST.

* At 1140 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain was spreading

across the area. One to two inches of rain have fallen in some

locations during the past two hours...and another one to two

inches is possible during the next hour. This will produce some

minor flooding across the area...especially in low-lying flood

prone areas near small creeks and streams or with poor drainage.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Gadsden, Hokes Bluff, Centre, Cedar Bluff, Little River Canyon

National Preserve, Centre Municipal Airport, Glencoe, Leesburg,

Reece City, Sand Rock, Gaylesville, Tennala, Tabor Road, Cherokee

Rock Village, Cornwall Furnace Park, Blanche, Eastern Weiss Lake,

Ballplay, Slackland and Gadsden Mall.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood

deaths occur in vehicles.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas

for...

Northeastern Etowah County in northeastern Alabama...

Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama...

* Until 145 PM CST.

* At 1140 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain was spreading

across the area. One to two inches of rain have fallen in some

locations during the past two hours...and another one to two

inches is possible during the next hour. This will produce some

minor flooding across the area...especially in low-lying flood

prone areas near small creeks and streams or with poor drainage.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Gadsden, Hokes Bluff, Centre, Cedar Bluff, Little River Canyon

National Preserve, Centre Municipal Airport, Glencoe, Leesburg,

Reece City, Sand Rock, Gaylesville, Tennala, Tabor Road, Cherokee

Rock Village, Cornwall Furnace Park, Blanche, Eastern Weiss Lake,

Ballplay, Slackland and Gadsden Mall.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood

deaths occur in vehicles.

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