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Posted at 12:25 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 12:25:51-05

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

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FLOOD WARNING

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Mobile, AL

1122 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama...

Tombigbee River Near Coffeeville Dam affecting Choctaw...Clarke and Washington

Counties.

Tombigbee River Near Leroy affecting Choctaw...Clarke and Washington Counties.

.Recent heavy rains have caused significant rises along the river.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio.

...Flood Warning extended until further notice for

the Tombigbee River Near Coffeeville Dam

* From tomorrow late morning until further notice.

* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 22.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 29 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and continue to

rise near 35.3 feet by Monday morning. Additional rises are possible

thereafter.

* At 29 feet...Pastureland becomes flooded. Livestock should be moved to higher

ground. Old Ferry Road near the river begins to flood.

* At 40 feet...Widespread flooding of timber and pastureland. Portions of

State Highway 114 east of the river becomes covered by water. Cabins on Old

Ferry Road flood.

...Flood Warning extended until further notice for

the Tombigbee River Near Coffeeville Dam

* From tomorrow late morning until further notice.

* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 22.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 29 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and continue to

rise near 35.3 feet by Monday morning. Additional rises are possible

thereafter.

* At 29 feet...Pastureland becomes flooded. Livestock should be moved to higher

ground. Old Ferry Road near the river begins to flood.

* At 40 feet...Widespread flooding of timber and pastureland. Portions of

State Highway 114 east of the river becomes covered by water. Cabins on Old

Ferry Road flood.

...Flood Warning extended until further notice for

the Tombigbee River Near Coffeeville Dam

* From tomorrow late morning until further notice.

* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 22.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 29 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and continue to

rise near 35.3 feet by Monday morning. Additional rises are possible

thereafter.

* At 29 feet...Pastureland becomes flooded. Livestock should be moved to higher

ground. Old Ferry Road near the river begins to flood.

* At 40 feet...Widespread flooding of timber and pastureland. Portions of

State Highway 114 east of the river becomes covered by water. Cabins on Old

Ferry Road flood.

...Flood Warning extended until further notice for

the Tombigbee River Near Leroy

* From tomorrow late morning until further notice.

* At 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 21.6 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 24 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and continue to

rise near 27.4 feet by early Monday morning. Additional rises are possible

thereafter.

* At 24 feet...Flooding of low lying farm and pasturelands begins. Cattle in low

lying areas should be moved to higher ground.

* At 30 feet...Roads leading into the Powersouth power plant will begin to

flood, along with roads along the east side of the river.

...Flood Warning extended until further notice for

the Tombigbee River Near Leroy

* From tomorrow late morning until further notice.

* At 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 21.6 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 24 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and continue to

rise near 27.4 feet by early Monday morning. Additional rises are possible

thereafter.

* At 24 feet...Flooding of low lying farm and pasturelands begins. Cattle in low

lying areas should be moved to higher ground.

* At 30 feet...Roads leading into the Powersouth power plant will begin to

flood, along with roads along the east side of the river.

...Flood Warning extended until further notice for

the Tombigbee River Near Leroy

* From tomorrow late morning until further notice.

* At 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 21.6 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 24 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and continue to

rise near 27.4 feet by early Monday morning. Additional rises are possible

thereafter.

* At 24 feet...Flooding of low lying farm and pasturelands begins. Cattle in low

lying areas should be moved to higher ground.

* At 30 feet...Roads leading into the Powersouth power plant will begin to

flood, along with roads along the east side of the river.

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