February 3, 2023

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Flash Flood Warning — Parts of Lawrence, Limestone Co. Until 10:45 pm

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The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
West Central Limestone County in north central Alabama…
Northern Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama…

* Until 1045 PM CDT.

* At 745 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 across northern Lawrence and southeastern Limestone
counties. 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…
Town Creek, Courtland, North Courtland, Hillsboro, Wheeler,
Chalybeate Springs, Ripley and Ne Smith.

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.

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

Scott Martin

2022-09-04 00:52:16

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