EXPIRED — Flash Flood Warning for Parts of DeKalb Co. Until 7:30pm

| September 20, 2021 @ 4:24 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southwestern DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama…

* Until 730 PM CDT.

* At 423 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. 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…
Crossville, Fyffe, Geraldine, Lakeview, Hopewell, Skirum, Chigger
Hill, Whiton, Painter, Lathamville, Kilpatrick, Rodentown and
Arona.

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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