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AL WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 1:35 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 13:35:50-05

WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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AREAL FLOOD ADVISORY

Flood Advisory

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

1231 PM CST WED FEB 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas

for...

Eastern Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama...

Blount County in central Alabama...

Jefferson County in central Alabama...

* Until 330 PM CST.

* At 1227 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain was spreading

northeast across the area. One to two inches of rain is possible

during the next two hours. This rain will be falling on areas that

have received heavy rainfall during the past couple of days and

will runoff into local creeks and streams. This will produce

flooding of some streets and roadways across the area...especially

in low-lying flood prone areas with poor drainage or near small

creeks and streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Birmingham, eastern Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Bessemer,

Homewood, Mountain Brook, Trussville, Hueytown, Gardendale,

Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Fairfield, Fultondale, Oneonta, Sumiton,

Blountsville, Cleveland and Holt.

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...

Eastern Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama...

Blount County in central Alabama...

Jefferson County in central Alabama...

* Until 330 PM CST.

* At 1227 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain was spreading

northeast across the area. One to two inches of rain is possible

during the next two hours. This rain will be falling on areas that

have received heavy rainfall during the past couple of days and

will runoff into local creeks and streams. This will produce

flooding of some streets and roadways across the area...especially

in low-lying flood prone areas with poor drainage or near small

creeks and streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Birmingham, eastern Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Bessemer,

Homewood, Mountain Brook, Trussville, Hueytown, Gardendale,

Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Fairfield, Fultondale, Oneonta, Sumiton,

Blountsville, Cleveland and Holt.

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...

Eastern Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama...

Blount County in central Alabama...

Jefferson County in central Alabama...

* Until 330 PM CST.

* At 1227 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain was spreading

northeast across the area. One to two inches of rain is possible

during the next two hours. This rain will be falling on areas that

have received heavy rainfall during the past couple of days and

will runoff into local creeks and streams. This will produce

flooding of some streets and roadways across the area...especially

in low-lying flood prone areas with poor drainage or near small

creeks and streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Birmingham, eastern Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Bessemer,

Homewood, Mountain Brook, Trussville, Hueytown, Gardendale,

Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Fairfield, Fultondale, Oneonta, Sumiton,

Blountsville, Cleveland and Holt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

deaths occur in vehicles.

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