September 23, 2021

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Flash Flood Warning for Parts of Tuscaloosa County Until 9:45pm

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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 945 PM CDT.

* At 639 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain
have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 2 to 4 inches in 1
hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in
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, Bryant Denny Stadium, University Mall,
McFarland Mall, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Tuscaloosa Regional
Airport, University Of Alabama Quad, Taylorville, Stillman
College, Oliver Lock And Dam, Palmore Park, Cottondale and Fosters
Boat Landing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Scott Martin

2021-07-23 23:40:45

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