The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for…
Colbert County in northwestern Alabama…
Southeastern Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama…
Northwestern Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama…
* Until 315 AM CST.
* At 1214 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain
have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are possible
in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
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…
Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Rogersville,
Killen, Town Creek, Cherokee, Leighton, Courtland, St. Florian,
North Courtland, Colbert Heights, Northwest Alabama Regional
Airport, Pride Landing, New Bethel, Ford City, Posey Loop, Crooked
Oak and Red Rock.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
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