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AL WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 10:25 AM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 10:25:50-05

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

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FLOOD WARNING

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

923 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...The flood warning continues for the Tombigbee River...

.Heavy rainfall during the past few days and additional rainfall

expected during the next 48 hours will continue to produce rises

along the Tomibigbee River...and a Flood Warning remains in

effect.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Turn Around...Don't Drown.

Another statement will be issued by Thursday morning...or sooner if

conditions warrant.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Bevill Lock and Dam.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 123.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 131 feet by

early Friday afternoon then begin falling.

* Impact...At 128.0 feet...Cattle in the area should be moved to

higher ground. Flooding of some cabins and camps along the river

can be expected.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Bevill Lock and Dam.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 123.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 131 feet by

early Friday afternoon then begin falling.

* Impact...At 128.0 feet...Cattle in the area should be moved to

higher ground. Flooding of some cabins and camps along the river

can be expected.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Bevill Lock and Dam.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 123.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 131 feet by

early Friday afternoon then begin falling.

* Impact...At 128.0 feet...Cattle in the area should be moved to

higher ground. Flooding of some cabins and camps along the river

can be expected.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Bevill Lock and Dam.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 123.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 131 feet by

early Friday afternoon then begin falling.

* Impact...At 128.0 feet...Cattle in the area should be moved to

higher ground. Flooding of some cabins and camps along the river

can be expected.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Bevill Lock and Dam.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 8:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 123.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 131 feet by

early Friday afternoon then begin falling.

* Impact...At 128.0 feet...Cattle in the area should be moved to

higher ground. Flooding of some cabins and camps along the river

can be expected.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Gainesville Lock and Dam.

* from Thursday morning until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 8:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 91.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 101 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue

to rise to near 106.8 feet by Saturday evening. The river will

begin to fall by Sunday.

* Impact...At 101 feet...Flooding of low lying agricultural and

wooded lands in the area occurs.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Gainesville Lock and Dam.

* from Thursday morning until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 8:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 91.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 101 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue

to rise to near 106.8 feet by Saturday evening. The river will

begin to fall by Sunday.

* Impact...At 101 feet...Flooding of low lying agricultural and

wooded lands in the area occurs.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Gainesville Lock and Dam.

* from Thursday morning until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 8:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 91.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 101 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue

to rise to near 106.8 feet by Saturday evening. The river will

begin to fall by Sunday.

* Impact...At 101 feet...Flooding of low lying agricultural and

wooded lands in the area occurs.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Gainesville Lock and Dam.

* from Thursday morning until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 8:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 91.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 101 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue

to rise to near 106.8 feet by Saturday evening. The river will

begin to fall by Sunday.

* Impact...At 101 feet...Flooding of low lying agricultural and

wooded lands in the area occurs.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Demopolis Lock and Dam.

* from Thursday evening until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 8:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 55.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 68 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and

continue to rise to near 75.9 feet by early Monday morning.

Additional rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 77 feet...Flooding of numerous cabins and trailers

near the river can be expected. Considerable flooding of lowlands

and some secondary roads in the area can be expected.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Demopolis Lock and Dam.

* from Thursday evening until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 8:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 55.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 68 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and

continue to rise to near 75.9 feet by early Monday morning.

Additional rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 77 feet...Flooding of numerous cabins and trailers

near the river can be expected. Considerable flooding of lowlands

and some secondary roads in the area can be expected.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Demopolis Lock and Dam.

* from Thursday evening until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 8:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 55.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 68 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and

continue to rise to near 75.9 feet by early Monday morning.

Additional rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 77 feet...Flooding of numerous cabins and trailers

near the river can be expected. Considerable flooding of lowlands

and some secondary roads in the area can be expected.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Demopolis Lock and Dam.

* from Thursday evening until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 8:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 55.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 68 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday evening and

continue to rise to near 75.9 feet by early Monday morning.

Additional rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 77 feet...Flooding of numerous cabins and trailers

near the river can be expected. Considerable flooding of lowlands

and some secondary roads in the area can be expected.

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