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AL WFO HUNTSVILLE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 9:10 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 21:10:52-05

WFO HUNTSVILLE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, February 24, 2019

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FLOOD WARNING

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Huntsville AL

806 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

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

Paint Rock River NEAR Woodville affecting Jackson...Madison and

Marshall Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to

recognize flood dangers. If while driving you see water over a road,

turn around, don't drown! The water depth may be too great to allow

your vehicle to cross. 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 Paint Rock River NEAR Woodville.

* until late Saturday night.

* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.9 feet and rising.

* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.

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

7 PM Wednesday was 16.9 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.0 feet by

tomorrow morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage late

Saturday evening.

* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Water is covering Alabama State Route 65

about two miles north of U.S. Highway 72. Several County Roads in

Paint Rock Valley are flooded...including Jackson County Road 20.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.7 feet

on Dec 29 2018.

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

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

PAINT ROCK RIVER

Woodville 15.0 16.9 Wed 7 PM 17.5 18.0 17.7 17.1 18.0 Thu 6 AM

The Flood Warning continues for

the Paint Rock River NEAR Woodville.

* until late Saturday night.

* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.9 feet and rising.

* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.

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

7 PM Wednesday was 16.9 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.0 feet by

tomorrow morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage late

Saturday evening.

* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Water is covering Alabama State Route 65

about two miles north of U.S. Highway 72. Several County Roads in

Paint Rock Valley are flooded...including Jackson County Road 20.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.7 feet

on Dec 29 2018.

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

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

PAINT ROCK RIVER

Woodville 15.0 16.9 Wed 7 PM 17.5 18.0 17.7 17.1 18.0 Thu 6 AM

The Flood Warning continues for

the Paint Rock River NEAR Woodville.

* until late Saturday night.

* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.9 feet and rising.

* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast.

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

7 PM Wednesday was 16.9 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.0 feet by

tomorrow morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage late

Saturday evening.

* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Water is covering Alabama State Route 65

about two miles north of U.S. Highway 72. Several County Roads in

Paint Rock Valley are flooded...including Jackson County Road 20.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.7 feet

on Dec 29 2018.

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

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

PAINT ROCK RIVER

Woodville 15.0 16.9 Wed 7 PM 17.5 18.0 17.7 17.1 18.0 Thu 6 AM

The Flood Warning continues for

the Flint River at Brownsboro.

* until late Saturday night.

* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 20.3 feet and falling.

* 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

7 PM Wednesday was 20.6 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by

early Saturday evening.

* 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 20.7 feet

on Mar 1 2018.

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

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

FLINT RIVER

Brownsboro 17.0 20.3 Wed 7 PM 19.8 19.2 18.8 18.2 Crested

The Flood Warning continues for

the Big Nance Creek AT Courtland.

* until Saturday morning.

* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.0 feet and rising.

* Flood Stage is 14.0 feet.

* Moderate Flooding is occurring and Moderate Flooding is forecast.

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

7 PM Wednesday was 18.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.9 feet by

tomorrow morning. The river will fall below Flood Stage early

Saturday morning.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Water is approaching homes south of downtown

Courtland...with several streets impassible. Water reaches the

underside of the bridge at Old Highway 20 in Courtland.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.0 feet

on Apr 24 2018.

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

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

BIG NANCE CREEK

Courtland 14.0 18.0 Wed 7 PM 18.5 18.9 18.5 17.6 18.9 Thu 6 AM

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