December 4, 2022

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Flash Flood Warning for Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Tallapoosa Co. Until 4 pm

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The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southeastern Autauga County in central Alabama…
Southern Elmore County in east central Alabama…
South Central Tallapoosa County in east central Alabama…
Northeastern Lowndes County in south central Alabama…
Northern Montgomery County in south central Alabama…
Western Macon County in southeastern Alabama…

* Until 400 PM CDT.

* At 1207 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain
have fallen in some locations. Flash flooding is ongoing or
expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Radar.

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…
Montgomery, Prattville, Millbrook, Tuskegee, Tallassee, Notasulga,
Milstead, Pike Road, Coosada, White Hall, Shorter, Franklin,
Lowndesboro, Auburn University In Montgomery, Eastdale Mall,
Lagoon Park, Gunter Air Force Base, Mount Meigs, Pinedale and
Montgomery Zoo.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law
enforcement and request they pass this information to the National
Weather Service when you can do so safely.

Scott Martin

2022-08-25 17:11:18

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