Pickens Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:47 AM CDT on July 04, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama... east
central Alabama... northeast Alabama... northwest Alabama and
west central Alabama... including the following areas... in
central Alabama... Blount... Jefferson... Shelby... St. Clair...
Talladega and Walker. In east central Alabama... Calhoun...
Clay... Cleburne and Randolph. In northeast Alabama... Cherokee
and Etowah. In northwest Alabama... Marion and Winston. In west
central Alabama... Fayette... Lamar... Pickens and Tuscaloosa.

* Through Sunday morning

* heavy rainfall will continue to move across the region with
widespread additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches and
isolated amounts of 5 to 7 inches.

* Saturated soils from rainfall over the past few days along with
the additional rainfall may cause flash flooding of area
roadways... low lying areas... and urban small streams.

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.





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