August 15, 2022

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Flash Flood Warning — Parts of Cherokee Co. Until 8 pm

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The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southeastern Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama…

* Until 800 PM CDT.

* At 605 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain
have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are
possible in the warned area as another batch of storms move in
from the southwest. 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…
Forney, Pleasant Gap, Eastern Weiss Lake and Spring Garden.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Scott Martin

2022-07-30 23:13:56

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