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River Flooding in Alabama

| 7:10 am March 11, 2010 | Comments (0)

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
640 AM CST THU MAR 11 2010

…THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE ALABAMA RIVER AT MONTGOMERY…

.HEAVY RAINFALL DURING THE PAST 36 HOURS CONTINUES TO CAUSE THE
ALABAMA RIVER TO RISE…AND A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT AT
MONTGOMERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN.

ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED LATER THIS MORNING.

..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE ALABAMA RIVER AT MONTGOMERY.
* FROM THIS MORNING TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 6 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 34.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 35 FEET.
* FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE
TO RISE TO NEAR 38 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING . THE RIVER WILL FALL
BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT…AT 35 FEET…EXTENSIVE OVERFLOW OF LOWLANDS IN THE AREA
BEGINS. FLOODING OF THE GOLF COURSE AT MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE AND
ALONG PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD OCCURS AT STAGES OF 30 FEET AND HIGHER.

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