Jefferson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 6:25 AM CDT on July 04, 2015

The National Weather Service in Birmingham al has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Village Creek at at Avenue W.
* Until late tonight... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:15 am Saturday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage later this morning with a crest
near 12.8 feet at 11 am today.
* Impact... at 13.0 feet... residential flooding occurs in the Ensley
area and evacuations will likely be necessary. Persons in low lying
areas near the creek should move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3352 8687 3351 8688 3351 8689 3353 8690
          3352 8688




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.




Local Storm Report


07/04/2015 0755 am

6 miles S of Birmingham, Jefferson County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Water rescues ongoing at an apartment complex along
            shades creek near the intersection of Lakeshore Dr and
            Green Springs Hwy. This location is prone to flooding
            during heavy rainfall events.





07/04/2015 0755 am

6 miles S of Birmingham, Jefferson County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Water rescues ongoing at an apartment complex along
            shades creek near the intersection of Lakeshore Dr and
            Green Springs Hwy. This location is prone to flooding
            during heavy rainfall events.





07/04/2015 0755 am

6 miles S of Birmingham, Jefferson County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Water rescues ongoing at an apartment complex along
            shades creek near the intersection of Lakeshore Dr and
            Green Springs Hwy. This location is prone to flooding
            during heavy rainfall events.





07/04/2015 0700 am

Ensley, Jefferson County.

Flash flood, reported by official NWS obs.


            Village Creek at Avenue W has gone above flood stage.





07/04/2015 0700 am

Ensley, Jefferson County.

Flash flood, reported by official NWS obs.


            Village Creek at Avenue W has gone above flood stage.





07/04/2015 0700 am

Ensley, Jefferson County.

Flash flood, reported by official NWS obs.


            Village Creek at Avenue W has gone above flood stage.