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Flash Flood Warning — Parts of Pickens, Sumter Co. Until 9:15 pm : The Alabama Weather Blog

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The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southwestern Pickens County in west central Alabama…
Northwestern Sumter County in west central Alabama…

* Until 915 PM CDT.

* At 711 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain
have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 2 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…
Panola, Geiger, Warsaw, Cochrane and Gainesville Lake Campground.

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.

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

2022-08-21 00:14:29

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