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Flash Flood Warning for Parts of Tuscaloosa Co. Until 11:30 pm : The Alabama Weather Blog

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The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
South Central Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama…

* Until 1130 PM CDT.

* At 930 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. 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…
Tuscaloosa, Northport, Holt, Bryant Denny Stadium, University
Mall, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, McFarland Mall, Shelton State
Community College, Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, University Of
Alabama Quad, Stillman College, Taylorville, Oliver Lock And Dam,
Palmore Park, Englewood, Little Sandy and Cottondale.

Some flooding has been observed along Cypress Creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

Category: Alabama’s Weather, ALL POSTS

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Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.



Scott Martin

2023-05-10 02:33:38

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