As we have mentioned all modes of severe weather will be possible this afternoon and evening, including flash flooding. A Flash Flood Watch is now up for most of our Coverage area.
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Watch National Weather Service Huntsville AL 336 AM CDT Sun Apr 12 2020 ALZ001>010-016-TNZ076-096-097-130500- /O.NEW.KHUN.FF.A.0007.200412T1700Z-200413T0500Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Lauderdale-Colbert-Franklin AL-Lawrence-Limestone-Madison-Morgan-Marshall-Jackson-DeKalb-Cullman-Moore-Lincoln-Franklin TN- Including the cities of Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield,Tuscumbia, Russellville, Red Bay, Moulton, Town Creek, Athens,Huntsville, Decatur, Albertville, Boaz, Guntersville, Arab,Scottsboro, Fort Payne, Rainsville, Cullman, Lynchburg,Fayetteville, Winchester, Sewanee, Decherd, Estill Springs,and Cowan 336 AM CDT Sun Apr 12 2020 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT TODAY THROUGH MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT... The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, including the following areas, in Alabama, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin AL, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln, and Moore. * From noon CDT today through this evening * Multiple periods of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are likely, with localized amounts of 4 to 5 inches. * Excessive runoff is expected to increase the potential for flash flooding. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 307 AM CDT SUN APR 12 2020 ...HEAVY RAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA... ALZ011>015-017-018-020-122100- /O.NEW.KBMX.FF.A.0008.200412T1700Z-200413T0500Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CHEROKEE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HAMILTON, SULLIGENT, VERNON, FAYETTE, DOUBLE SPRINGS, JASPER, ONEONTA, GADSDEN, AND CENTRE 307 AM CDT SUN APR 12 2020 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA, NORTHEAST ALABAMA, NORTHWEST ALABAMA, AND WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN CENTRAL ALABAMA, BLOUNT AND WALKER. IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA, CHEROKEE AND ETOWAH IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA, MARION AND WINSTON. IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA, FAYETTE AND LAMAR. * FROM NOON CDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING. * MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN MAY TRAIN OVER THE SAME AREAS ACROSS THE NORTH. RAINFALL TOTALS THROUGH TONIGHT WILL BE BETWEEN 2 AND 3.5 INCHES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.