NEW Flash Flood Warning for Chambers, Randolph, Tallapoosa Counties till 12:45 AM; Warning Extended for Chilton, Coosa, Tallapoosa…

| March 26, 2023 @ 10:48 pm

The previous flash flood warning for Chilton, Coosa, and Tallapoosa Counties is extended until 115 a.m.

The new warning goes till 12:45.

Over 7 inches of rain has fallen across much of this area.

Catastrophic flooding is possible.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Northern Chambers County in east central Alabama…
Southern Randolph County in east central Alabama…
Northeastern Tallapoosa County in east central Alabama…

* Until 1245 AM CDT.

* At 1020 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1.5 and 2 inches of
rain have fallen. 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.


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…
Roanoke, Stroud, Wadley, Five Points, Penton, Abanda, Welch,
Crystal Lake, Sparkling Springs, Trammel Crossroads, Buffalo, Post
Oak Forks, Fredonia, Standing Rock, Veasey Creek Park, Amity Park,
Daviston, Dickert, Roanoke Municipal Airport and White Plains.


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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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

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

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