Areal Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of Marengo County Until 8:30 PM

| October 25, 2019 @ 5:31 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Marengo County in southwestern Alabama…

* Until 830 PM CDT.

* At 526 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Demopolis, Linden, Jefferson, Sweet Water, Myrtlewood, Putnam,
Freddie Jones Field, Pin Hook, Nanafalia, Wayne, Miller, Chickasaw
State Park, Dixons Mill, Half Acre, U.S. 80 and AL 28, Old Spring
Hill, Octagon, Nicholsville, Calvary and Demopolis Municipal

Additional rainfall up to two inches, with locally higher amounts,
is expected over the advisory area. This additional rain will result
in minor flooding.


Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

Category: Alabama's Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather

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Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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