Flash Flood Warning Bullock County

| June 5, 2013 @ 2:46 am

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN BULLOCK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 530 AM CDT

* AT 244 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED SLOW MOVING
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUED ACROSS THE AREA.
RADAR INDICATES THAT 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN WITH LOCALLY
GREATER AMOUNTS. ANOTHER ONE TO TWO INCHES IS POSSIBLE DURING THE
NEXT HOUR.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
FRANKLIN FIELD AND SHOPTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. RAINFALL FROM PERSISTENT RAINBANDS
WILL PRODUCE FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS AND ALONG STREETS. MANY
ROADS MAY BE INUNDATED DUE TO HIGH WATER AND DRIVING IS NOT
RECOMMENDED DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS…COUNTRY ROADS…AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE
BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

Category: Alabama's Weather, Severe Weather

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