CANCELED – Flash Flood Warning for Parts of Limestone County Until 7:45 pm

| July 20, 2021 @ 4:43 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Central Limestone County in north central Alabama…

* Until 745 PM CDT.

* At 440 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across portions of central and southwestern Limestone
County. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. 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…
Decatur, Athens, Tanner and Ripley.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

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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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