Flood Advisory for Shelby Co. Until 7:00 pm

| May 23, 2020 @ 5:02 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas
South Central Shelby County in central Alabama…

* Until 700 PM CDT.

* At 500 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.
Overflowing poor drainage areas will cause minor flooding in the
advisory area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Columbiana, Wilsonville, Lay Lake, Shelby, Highway 145 and CR 46,
Spring Creek and Beeswax Creek Park.


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

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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