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AL WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 8:55 AM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 08:55:47-05

WFO BIRMINGHAM Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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FLOOD WARNING

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

750 AM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

...The flood warning continues for the Tombigbee River At Bevill Lock

and Dam...

.Forecasted heavy rainfall during the next 48 hours in combination

with rainfall that has already occurred will send the Tombigbee

River into flood during the next few days. A flood warning remains

in effect for the Tombigbee River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

conditions warrant.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Tombigbee River At Bevill Lock and Dam.

* from Wednesday afternoon until further notice...or until the

warning is cancelled.

* At 6:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 114.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 129.4 feet by early Friday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Friday.

* Impact...At 128 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.

* from Wednesday afternoon until further notice...or until the

warning is cancelled.

* At 6:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 114.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 129.4 feet by early Friday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Friday.

* Impact...At 128 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.

* from Wednesday afternoon until further notice...or until the

warning is cancelled.

* At 6:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 114.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 129.4 feet by early Friday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Friday.

* Impact...At 128 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.

* from Wednesday afternoon until further notice...or until the

warning is cancelled.

* At 6:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 114.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 129.4 feet by early Friday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Friday.

* Impact...At 128 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.

* from Wednesday afternoon until further notice...or until the

warning is cancelled.

* At 6:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 114.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 122 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 129.4 feet by early Friday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Friday.

* Impact...At 128 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 afternoon until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 7:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 87.3 feet.

* Flood stage is 101 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Thursday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 105.2 feet by early Saturday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Saturday.

* 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 afternoon until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 7:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 87.3 feet.

* Flood stage is 101 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Thursday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 105.2 feet by early Saturday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Saturday.

* 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 afternoon until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 7:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 87.3 feet.

* Flood stage is 101 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Thursday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 105.2 feet by early Saturday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Saturday.

* 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 afternoon until further notice...or until the warning

is cancelled.

* At 7:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 87.3 feet.

* Flood stage is 101 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Thursday afternoon and

continue to rise to near 105.2 feet by early Saturday morning. The

river will then begin to fall during the day Saturday.

* 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 7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 50.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 68 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday night and continue to

rise to near 74.4 feet by Sunday morning. Additional rises are

possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 73 feet...Some cabins and trailers along the river

begin to flood...as well as some secondary roads in the area.

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 7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 50.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 68 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday night and continue to

rise to near 74.4 feet by Sunday morning. Additional rises are

possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 73 feet...Some cabins and trailers along the river

begin to flood...as well as some secondary roads in the area.

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 7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 50.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 68 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday night and continue to

rise to near 74.4 feet by Sunday morning. Additional rises are

possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 73 feet...Some cabins and trailers along the river

begin to flood...as well as some secondary roads in the area.

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 7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 50.0 feet.

* Flood stage is 68 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday night and continue to

rise to near 74.4 feet by Sunday morning. Additional rises are

possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 73 feet...Some cabins and trailers along the river

begin to flood...as well as some secondary roads in the area.

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN PERRY AND CENTRAL DALLAS

COUNTIES UNTIL 815 AM CST...

At 752 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over

Bogue Chitto, or 13 miles east of Uniontown, moving northeast at 60

mph.

Dime size hail will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...

Selma, Valley Grande, Uniontown, Selmont-West Selmont, Orrville,

Bogue Chitto, Gardner Island, Central Mills, Dallas County Horse

Arena, Paul M Grist State Park, Memorial Stadium, Marion Junction,

Burnsville, Potter Station, Old Cahaba Park, Safford, Hazen, Valley

Creek Junction, Plantersville and Selma Drag Strip.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead

to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.

Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe

shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3224 8742 3227 8744 3227 8746 3246 8750

3266 8694 3266 8692 3257 8690 3254 8691

3249 8688 3248 8689 3246 8686 3244 8687

3243 8683 3242 8685 3239 8684 3224 8739

TIME...MOT...LOC 1352Z 246DEG 50KT 3238 8729

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN PERRY AND CENTRAL DALLAS

COUNTIES UNTIL 815 AM CST...

At 752 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over

Bogue Chitto, or 13 miles east of Uniontown, moving northeast at 60

mph.

Dime size hail will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...

Selma, Valley Grande, Uniontown, Selmont-West Selmont, Orrville,

Bogue Chitto, Gardner Island, Central Mills, Dallas County Horse

Arena, Paul M Grist State Park, Memorial Stadium, Marion Junction,

Burnsville, Potter Station, Old Cahaba Park, Safford, Hazen, Valley

Creek Junction, Plantersville and Selma Drag Strip.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead

to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.

Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe

shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3224 8742 3227 8744 3227 8746 3246 8750

3266 8694 3266 8692 3257 8690 3254 8691

3249 8688 3248 8689 3246 8686 3244 8687

3243 8683 3242 8685 3239 8684 3224 8739

TIME...MOT...LOC 1352Z 246DEG 50KT 3238 8729

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL PERRY AND DALLAS COUNTIES

UNTIL 830 AM CST...

At 752 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over

Bogue Chitto, or 14 miles southeast of Uniontown, moving east at 45

mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with

this storm.

Locations impacted include...

Selma, Valley Grande, Selmont-West Selmont, Orrville, Bogue Chitto,

Vaiden, Gardner Island, Tyler, Old Cahaba Park, Dallas County Horse

Arena, Paul M Grist State Park, Memorial Stadium, Marion Junction,

Burnsville, Potter Station, Radford, Safford, Hazen, Craig Field

Aiport and Valley Creek Junction.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.

Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe

shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3224 8740 3250 8750 3268 8702 3266 8702

3266 8692 3257 8690 3254 8691 3248 8689

3246 8686 3244 8687 3243 8683 3241 8685

3237 8681 3235 8681 3233 8685 3231 8685

3231 8683 3230 8683 3223 8739

TIME...MOT...LOC 1352Z 254DEG 39KT 3234 8730

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL PERRY AND DALLAS COUNTIES

UNTIL 830 AM CST...

At 752 AM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over

Bogue Chitto, or 14 miles southeast of Uniontown, moving east at 45

mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with

this storm.

Locations impacted include...

Selma, Valley Grande, Selmont-West Selmont, Orrville, Bogue Chitto,

Vaiden, Gardner Island, Tyler, Old Cahaba Park, Dallas County Horse

Arena, Paul M Grist State Park, Memorial Stadium, Marion Junction,

Burnsville, Potter Station, Radford, Safford, Hazen, Craig Field

Aiport and Valley Creek Junction.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.

Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe

shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3224 8740 3250 8750 3268 8702 3266 8702

3266 8692 3257 8690 3254 8691 3248 8689

3246 8686 3244 8687 3243 8683 3241 8685

3237 8681 3235 8681 3233 8685 3231 8685

3231 8683 3230 8683 3223 8739

TIME...MOT...LOC 1352Z 254DEG 39KT 3234 8730

The Flood Warning continues for

The Black Warrior River At Selden Lock and Dam.

* from late Wednesday night until further notice...or until the

warning is cancelled.

* At 7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 83.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 90 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

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

continue to rise to near 95.5 feet by Sunday morning. Additional

rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 94 feet...Some secondary roads in the area begin to

flood. Flooding of farm and pasture lands will occur.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Black Warrior River At Selden Lock and Dam.

* from late Wednesday night until further notice...or until the

warning is cancelled.

* At 7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 83.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 90 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

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

continue to rise to near 95.5 feet by Sunday morning. Additional

rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 94 feet...Some secondary roads in the area begin to

flood. Flooding of farm and pasture lands will occur.

The Flood Warning continues for

The Black Warrior River At Selden Lock and Dam.

* from late Wednesday night until further notice...or until the

warning is cancelled.

* At 7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 83.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 90 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

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

continue to rise to near 95.5 feet by Sunday morning. Additional

rises are possible thereafter.

* Impact...At 94 feet...Some secondary roads in the area begin to

flood. Flooding of farm and pasture lands will occur.

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