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AL WFO HUNTSVILLE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 11:50 AM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 11:50:50-05

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

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AREAL FLOOD WARNING

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Flood Warning

National Weather Service Huntsville AL

1047 AM CST WED FEB 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flood Warning for...

Eastern Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama...

Northwestern Limestone County in north central Alabama...

Southeastern Colbert County in northwestern Alabama...

Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama...

* Until 445 PM CST Wednesday.

* At 1041 AM CST, emergency management reported flooding in northern

Lawrence County south of Courtland, but other flooding is

occurring along Big Nance Creek and is expected to continue.

Elsewhere, flooding reports have been received from eastern

portions of Lauderdale County from Rogersville to Lexington.

Rainfall amounts this morning of one inch or greater in some areas

on top of some existing flooding is further exacerbating the

flooding situation.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Moulton, Rogersville, Town Creek, Littleville, Lexington, Leighton,

Courtland, North Courtland, Hillsboro and Anderson.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in

areas from Moulton to Lexington and eastward into western portions

of Limestone County into the afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

deaths occur in vehicles. One of the dangers with flooded roads is

that roads may be washed out.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All

interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flood Warning for...

Eastern Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama...

Northwestern Limestone County in north central Alabama...

Southeastern Colbert County in northwestern Alabama...

Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama...

* Until 445 PM CST Wednesday.

* At 1041 AM CST, emergency management reported flooding in northern

Lawrence County south of Courtland, but other flooding is

occurring along Big Nance Creek and is expected to continue.

Elsewhere, flooding reports have been received from eastern

portions of Lauderdale County from Rogersville to Lexington.

Rainfall amounts this morning of one inch or greater in some areas

on top of some existing flooding is further exacerbating the

flooding situation.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Moulton, Rogersville, Town Creek, Littleville, Lexington, Leighton,

Courtland, North Courtland, Hillsboro and Anderson.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in

areas from Moulton to Lexington and eastward into western portions

of Limestone County into the afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

deaths occur in vehicles. One of the dangers with flooded roads is

that roads may be washed out.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All

interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flood Warning for...

Eastern Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama...

Northwestern Limestone County in north central Alabama...

Southeastern Colbert County in northwestern Alabama...

Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama...

* Until 445 PM CST Wednesday.

* At 1041 AM CST, emergency management reported flooding in northern

Lawrence County south of Courtland, but other flooding is

occurring along Big Nance Creek and is expected to continue.

Elsewhere, flooding reports have been received from eastern

portions of Lauderdale County from Rogersville to Lexington.

Rainfall amounts this morning of one inch or greater in some areas

on top of some existing flooding is further exacerbating the

flooding situation.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Moulton, Rogersville, Town Creek, Littleville, Lexington, Leighton,

Courtland, North Courtland, Hillsboro and Anderson.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in

areas from Moulton to Lexington and eastward into western portions

of Limestone County into the afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

deaths occur in vehicles. One of the dangers with flooded roads is

that roads may be washed out.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All

interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flood Warning for...

Eastern Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama...

Northwestern Limestone County in north central Alabama...

Southeastern Colbert County in northwestern Alabama...

Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama...

* Until 445 PM CST Wednesday.

* At 1041 AM CST, emergency management reported flooding in northern

Lawrence County south of Courtland, but other flooding is

occurring along Big Nance Creek and is expected to continue.

Elsewhere, flooding reports have been received from eastern

portions of Lauderdale County from Rogersville to Lexington.

Rainfall amounts this morning of one inch or greater in some areas

on top of some existing flooding is further exacerbating the

flooding situation.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Moulton, Rogersville, Town Creek, Littleville, Lexington, Leighton,

Courtland, North Courtland, Hillsboro and Anderson.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in

areas from Moulton to Lexington and eastward into western portions

of Limestone County into the afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

deaths occur in vehicles. One of the dangers with flooded roads is

that roads may be washed out.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All

interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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