Flash Flood Watch in effect for our far northern Alabama Coverage Area counties until 7:00 pm Sunday. Rainfall rates could be from 3-4 inches Saturday morning through Sunday evening, leading to the potential for flash flooding.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... 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, DeKalb, Franklin AL, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln and Moore. * Through Sunday evening. * Multiple rounds of heavy showers and thunderstorms this morning through Sunday evening are expected to produce flash flooding across the watch area. Widespread 3-4 inches of rain is forecast with localized higher amounts possible. Efficient rainfall rates may exceed 2 inches/hr. Runoff may also lead to rises on area rivers, creeks, and streams. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.