Canceled: Flood Advisory for Fayette, Marion, Walker, Winston Co. Until 7:15 pm

| June 5, 2020 @ 4:10 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas
for…
Northwestern Walker County in central Alabama…
Southeastern Marion County in northwestern Alabama…
Southwestern Winston County in northwestern Alabama…
Northeastern Fayette County in west central Alabama…

* Until 715 PM CDT.

* At 407 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 1.5 inches of rain have fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Winfield, Carbon Hill, Lynn, Brilliant, Oakman, Glen Allen,
Kansas, Eldridge, Boley Springs, Fowlers Crossroads, Texas,
Bazemore, Cedrum Area, Townley, Holly Grove, West Corona, Corona
and Tucker.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 1.5 inches is expected over the area.
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.

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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