Archive for April 12th, 2020

Counties Removed From Flash Flood Watch; Others Extended In Time

Counties Removed From Flash Flood Watch; Others Extended In Time

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:54 pm

NWS Huntsville cancels the Flash Flood Watch for Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, and Limestone counties.

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Flash Flood Warning: Dekalb County Until 5:30 AM

Flash Flood Warning: Dekalb County Until 5:30 AM

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:44 pm

At 1136 PM CDT, emergency management reported flooding occurring in the Fort Paybe area. Three to Five inches of rain have already fallen. Lowland flooding is occurring near Big Wills Creek between Fort Payne and Collinsville. In addition flooding of raods and businesses on the northern side of Fort Payne is possible.

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Wind Advisory Canceled For North Alabama

Wind Advisory Canceled For North Alabama

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:40 pm

West to southwesterly winds will temporarily increase after Midnight as a prefrontal surface trough shifts eastward across the Tennessee Valley. Although winds may gust to between 30 and 35 MPH as this occurs, the threat for widespread wind gusts greater than 35 MPH for an extended duration has diminished.

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Showers Entering Western Alabama Causing Gusty Winds

Showers Entering Western Alabama Causing Gusty Winds

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:35 pm

Gusty winds accompany the line of showers over western Alabama at this hour.

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Severe T-Storm Warning: Lee & Russell Counties Until 12:45 AM

Severe T-Storm Warning: Lee & Russell Counties Until 12:45 AM

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:32 pm

At 1130 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Martin Dam to near Shopton, moving east at 60 mph.

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Flash Flood Warning Extended for Jefferson County till 1:30 AM CDT

Flash Flood Warning Extended for Jefferson County till 1:30 AM CDT

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:32 pm

AT 1118 PM CDT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS JEFFERSON COUNTY, WHICH HAS CAUSED NUMEROUS INSTANCES OF LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING.

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A Few More Counties Removed From The Tornado Watch

A Few More Counties Removed From The Tornado Watch

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:31 pm

NWS Birmingham cancels Tornado Watch for Chilton and Dallas counties.

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Flood Warning: Fayette, Tuscaloosa, Walker Counties Until 5:15 AM

Flood Warning: Fayette, Tuscaloosa, Walker Counties Until 5:15 AM

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:25 pm

At 1122 PM CDT, emergency management reported flooding across the warning area. Up to four inches of rain have already fallen. Impacts from flooding could linger for the next several hours until water levels recede.

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Some Strong To Damaging Winds Possible In Northwest Alabama

Some Strong To Damaging Winds Possible In Northwest Alabama

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:22 pm

Local risk for damaging winds continues, and may spread northeastward out of the WW into parts of western KY, middle TN, and northwestern AL.

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