Flash Flood Warning: Dekalb County Until 5:30 AM

| April 12, 2020 @ 11:44 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southeastern DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama…

* Until 530 AM CDT.

* At 1136 PM CDT, emergency management reported flooding occurring
in the Fort Paybe area. Three to Five inches of rain have already
fallen. Lowland flooding is occurring near Big Wills Creek between
Fort Payne and Collinsville. In addition flooding of raods and
businesses on the northern side of Fort Payne is possible.

HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding. Heavy rain producing
flash flooding.

SOURCE…Emergency management.

IMPACT…Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Fort Payne, Rainsville, Crossville, Sylvania, Valley Head,
Hammondville, Mentone, Pine Ridge, Dog Town and Collbran.


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

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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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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