The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a
* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
East Central Jefferson County in central Alabama…
Southwestern St. Clair County in central Alabama…
* Until 700 PM CDT.
* At 400 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.
Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Northeastern Birmingham, Vestavia Hills, Mountain Brook,
Trussville, Pell City, Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Bald Rock,
Branchville, Shops of Grand River, Barber Motorsports Park, Alton,
Lake Purdy, Harrisburg, Logan Martin Lake, Camp Winnataska, Chula
Vista, Birmingham Race Course and Ruffner Mountain.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected over the
area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.
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.
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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.
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