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AL WFO HUNTSVILLE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

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

WFO HUNTSVILLE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, February 21, 2019

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FLOOD WARNING

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Huntsville AL

917 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama...

Flint River at Brownsboro affecting Madison County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The

depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water

will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under

the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Additional

information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there,

click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.

The Flood Warning continues for

the Flint River at Brownsboro.

* until Thursday evening.

* At 8 AM Wednesday the stage was 19.2 feet and rising.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

* Moderate Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.

* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at

8 AM Wednesday was 19.2 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.5 feet by

early this afternoon. The river will fall below Flood Stage early

tomorrow afternoon.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Backwater on a nearby tributary added to

floodwaters from the Flint River both reach a small bridge on

Brownsboro Road.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.9 feet

on Dec 28 2018.

RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST

LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Wed Wed Thu Thu STG DAY TIME

FLINT RIVER

Brownsboro 17.0 19.2 Wed 8 AM 19.5 19.4 19.0 18.1 19.5 Wed 12 PM

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