065  
WGUS44 KBMX 070059  
FLWBMX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
759 PM CDT FRI JUL 6 2018  
 
ALC125-070300-  
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TUSCALOOSA AL-  
759 PM CDT FRI JUL 6 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...  
SOUTHWESTERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 758 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THAT LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WERE CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE WARNED  
AREA AFTER HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS DROPPED OVER 4 INCHES AND  
RADAR INDICATES THAT SOME LOCATIONS HAD AROUND 5 INCHES OF  
RAINFALL.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
TUSCALOOSA, NORTHPORT, HOLT, BROOKWOOD, COALING, VANCE, COKER,  
MCFARLAND MALL, TUSCALOOSA AMPHITHEATER, BRYANT DENNY STADIUM,  
TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL AIRPORT, LAKE WILDWOOD, UNIVERSITY MALL,  
MERCEDES BENZ OF ALABAMA, COTTONDALE, PETERSON, STILLMAN COLLEGE,  
OLIVER LOCK AND DAM, FLEETWOOD AND CAMP HORNE B.S.A..  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3327 8725 3317 8725 3312 8783 3322 8783  
 

 
 
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