The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for…
Northwestern Autauga County in central Alabama…
Bibb County in central Alabama…
Chilton County in central Alabama…
Northeastern Perry County in central Alabama…
Southwestern St. Clair County in central Alabama…
Shelby County in central Alabama…
* Until 345 AM CDT.
* At 1251 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated very heavy rain across the
warned area. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. Flash
flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.
HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by Zeta.
IMPACT…Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
drainage and low lying areas.
* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Hoover, Alabaster, Pelham, Helena, Leeds, Moody, Calera, Chelsea,
Clanton, Montevallo, Childersburg, Brent, Columbiana, Centreville,
Jemison, Wilsonville, Indian Springs Village, Vincent, Thorsby and
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.