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Alabama, Walker

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:22 AM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 7 PM today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Alabama, northeast Alabama, northwest
Alabama, and west central Alabama, including the following
areas, in central Alabama, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa,
Jefferson, Perry, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Walker. In
northeast Alabama, Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and
Winston. In west central Alabama, Fayette, Greene, Hale,
Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa.

* Through 7 PM today.

* Tropical system Cindy has already produced 2 to 4 inches of rain
with locally higher amounts up to 7 inches. An additional 1 to 3
inches of rain is possible through this afternoon. There is a
possibility that the Flash Flood Watch may need to be extended
due to additional rainfall tonight and into Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 2:40 PM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 4:45 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect eastern Walker...
southeastern Tuscaloosa... Blount... central Shelby... northeastern
Hale... Bibb... Jefferson and west central St. Clair counties...

At 239 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 7 miles east of Helicon to near Oak Grove
to near Knoxville. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Bessemer,
Homewood, Northport, Pelham, Mountain Brook, Trussville, Helena,
Hueytown, Gardendale, Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Fairfield, Chelsea and
Fultondale.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3411 8632 3338 8652 3284 8723 3298 8772
      3302 8771 3302 8783 3307 8783 3354 8721
      3396 8711 3390 8710 3386 8699 3387 8693
      3392 8692 3395 8679 3405 8668 3409 8669
      3409 8668 3414 8660
time... Mot... loc 1939z 283deg 21kt 3410 8701 3353 8714 3307 8775


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:22 AM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 7 PM today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Alabama, northeast Alabama, northwest
Alabama, and west central Alabama, including the following
areas, in central Alabama, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa,
Jefferson, Perry, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Walker. In
northeast Alabama, Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and
Winston. In west central Alabama, Fayette, Greene, Hale,
Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa.

* Through 7 PM today.

* Tropical system Cindy has already produced 2 to 4 inches of rain
with locally higher amounts up to 7 inches. An additional 1 to 3
inches of rain is possible through this afternoon. There is a
possibility that the Flash Flood Watch may need to be extended
due to additional rainfall tonight and into Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado -
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Illinois - Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Maine - Coastal Flood Statement
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Special Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Statement
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
Tennessee - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Excessive Heat Warning
Vermont - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
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