EXPIRED – Flood Advisory Issued for Parts of St. Clair, Shelby, & Talladega Co. Until 8 pm

| July 19, 2021 @ 5:59 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
South Central St. Clair County in central Alabama…
Northeastern Shelby County in central Alabama…
Central Talladega County in east central Alabama…

* Until 800 PM CDT.

* At 556 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.
Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Hoover, Talladega, Chelsea, Indian Springs Village, Vincent,
Waldo, Logan Martin Dam, Coosa Island, Alpine Bay Resort, Logan
Martin Lake, Vandiver, Mount Laurel, Greystone, Fowler Lake,
Highland Lakes, Lake Purdy, Brook Highland, Meadowbrook, Inverness
and Oak Mountain State Park.

Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are 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.

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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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