426  
WGUS44 KBMX 231325  
FLWBMX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
825 AM CDT MON APR 23 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM AL HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ALABAMA...  
 
BLACK WARRIOR RIVER AT SELDEN LOCK AND DAM AFFECTING GREENE...HALE  
AND MARENGO COUNTIES.  
 
.HEAVY RAINFALL OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES OCCURRED OVER THE BLACK  
WARRIOR RIVER BASIN OVER THE WEEKEND...AND A FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN  
EFFECT FOR THE BLACK WARRIOR RIVER AT SELDEN LOCK AND DAM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN.  
 
ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY TUESDAY MORNING...OR SOONER IF  
CONDITIONS WARRANT.  
 

 
 
ALC063-065-091-240125-  
/O.NEW.KBMX.FL.W.0021.180424T1200Z-180428T0448Z/  
/WLDA1.1.ER.180424T1200Z.180426T0600Z.180427T1648Z.NO/  
825 AM CDT MON APR 23 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM AL HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE BLACK WARRIOR RIVER AT SELDEN LOCK AND DAM.  
* FROM TUESDAY MORNING TO FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 8:15 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 82.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 90 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 93.6 FEET BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE FRIDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 94 FEET...SOME SECONDARY ROADS IN THE AREA BEGIN TO  
FLOOD. FLOODING OF FARM AND PASTURE LANDS WILL OCCUR.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3277 8782 3256 8769 3251 8782 3262 8784  
3273 8790 3281 8789  
 

 
 
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