624  
WGUS54 KBMX 110504  
FFWBMX  
ALC009-073-110715-  
/O.EXT.KBMX.FF.W.0032.000000T0000Z-170811T0715Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
1204 AM CDT FRI AUG 11 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHWESTERN BLOUNT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
NORTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 215 AM CDT  
 
* AT 1201 AM CDT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS  
THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY  
FALLEN IN THE WARNED AREA WITH LOCALLY HIGHER TOTALS. FLASH  
FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
TRUSSVILLE, GARDENDALE, FULTONDALE, PINSON-CLAY-CHALKV, DALLAS,  
CENTER POINT, CLAY, PINSON, WARRIOR, KIMBERLY, MORRIS, LOCUST FORK,  
TRAFFORD, HAYDEN, NECTAR, COUNTY LINE, BANGOR, BLOUNT SPRINGS,  
ARKADELPHIA AND CHALKVILLE.  
 
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.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3400 8666 3367 8656 3367 8702 3379 8698  
3379 8697 3380 8697 3380 8695 3387 8696  
3387 8692 3391 8692 3392 8689 3394 8688  
3393 8686 3395 8684 3394 8682 3396 8682  
3395 8679 3397 8678 3398 8676 3400 8675  
 

 
 
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