Flash Flood Warning Extended For Parts Of Colbert & Lauderdale Counties Until 10:00 PM

| November 30, 2019 @ 7:35 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for…
South central Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama…
Southern Colbert County in northwestern Alabama…

* Until 1000 PM CST.

* At 733 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain have
already fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Cherokee, St.
Florian, Underwood-Petersville, Malone, Posey Loop and Northwest
Alabama Regional Airport.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the
warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

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

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