Flash Flood Warning for Parts of Tuscaloosa County Until 9:45pm

| July 23, 2021 @ 6:40 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
South Central Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama…

* Until 945 PM CDT.

* At 639 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain
have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 2 to 4 inches in 1
hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 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…
Tuscaloosa, Northport, Bryant Denny Stadium, University Mall,
McFarland Mall, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Tuscaloosa Regional
Airport, University Of Alabama Quad, Taylorville, Stillman
College, Oliver Lock And Dam, Palmore Park, Cottondale and Fosters
Boat Landing.

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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