887  
WGUS54 KHUN 162019  
FFWHUN  
ALC033-077-162315-  
/O.NEW.KHUN.FF.W.0006.180516T2019Z-180516T2315Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL  
319 PM CDT WED MAY 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
EASTERN LAUDERDALE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA...  
EAST CENTRAL COLBERT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 615 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 317 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA. UP TO TWO TO  
TWO AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN THE LAST  
HOUR, WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO AN INCH POSSIBLE  
THROUGH 4 PM CDT. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY,  
ESPECIALLY IN URBAN LOCATIONS SUCH AS FLORENCE.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
FLORENCE, MUSCLE SHOALS, SHEFFIELD, ROGERSVILLE, KILLEN, LEXINGTON,  
ST. FLORIAN, UNDERWOOD-PETERSVILLE, ANDERSON AND CENTER STAR.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3494 8769 3498 8731 3481 8725 3480 8735  
3480 8742 3479 8743 3476 8773  
 

 
 
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