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Areal Flood Advisory For Parts Of Greene, Pickens, Sumter Counties Until 10:15 PM

| October 25, 2019 @ 7:33 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Pickens County in west central Alabama…
Greene County in west central Alabama…
Sumter County in west central Alabama…

* Until 1015 PM CDT.

* At 711 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen,
with locally higher amounts above four inches.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Demopolis, Livingston, Eutaw, York, Aliceville, Gordo, Reform,
Carrollton, Pickensville, Cuba, Forkland, Boligee, Union,
Gainesville, Epes, Ethelsville, Emelle, McMullen, Panola and West
Greene.

Additional rainfall of 1-2 inches, with locally higher amounts, is
expected over the advisory area throughout the next several hours.
This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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 a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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