Pickens County Flash Flood Warning Extended Until 5 p.m.

| June 11, 2021 @ 1:37 pm

UPDATE 2:44 PM

The NWS has extended the Flash Flood Warning for parts of Pickens County until 4 p.m.

Heavy rain continues at this hour from west of Carrollton to east of Carrollton.

We are watching heavy rain to the south over parts of Greene County. Flooding could occur there at any time.

ORIGINAL POST

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
East Central Pickens County in west central Alabama…

* Until 300 PM CDT.

* At 137 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain
have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are
possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected
to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Radar.

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

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Gordo, Reform, Carrollton, Owens, Kirk and Pioneer.

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

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