Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Lamar County Until 9:30 PM

| October 25, 2019 @ 6:37 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Lamar County in west central Alabama…

* Until 930 PM CDT.

* At 623 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to two
inches of rain have already fallen, with locally higher amounts
near three inches.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Vernon, Sulligent, Millport, Kennedy, Detroit, Beaverton, Blooming
Grove, Lamar County Airport, Crews, Bedford, Cody, Henson Springs,
Lamar County Public Lake, Star, Pine Springs, Hightogy and

Additional rainfall of 1-2 inches 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.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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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