Flash Flood Watch Issued For North Alabama Until 1:00 AM Wednesday

| March 24, 2020 @ 5:17 am

NWS Huntsville has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Colbert, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan counties starting this morning at 7:00 AM and is set to expire at 1:00 am Wednesday.

Here is the text from NWS Huntsville…

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY…

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Alabama and southern middle
Tennessee, including the following areas, in Alabama, Colbert,
DeKalb, Franklin AL, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone,
Madison, Marshall, and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee,
Franklin TN, Lincoln, and Moore.

* From 7 AM CDT this morning through 1 AM CDT Wednesday.

* Most of the Tennessee Valley will receive between 1 and 2
additional inches of rainfall from early this morning through
late this evening, with multiple rounds of showers and
thunderstorms expected. Due to saturated soil conditions, the
additional rainfall will rapidly convert to runoff, resulting in
an elevated threat for flash flooding.

* Flash flooding will lead to rapidly rising and swiftly flowing
water in local creeks and drainage canals.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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

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