943  
WGUS84 KBMX 110313  
FLSBMX  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
1013 PM CDT THU AUG 10 2017  
 
ALC015-019-029-055-111-115-110515-  
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RANDOLPH AL-CALHOUN AL-ETOWAH AL-ST. CLAIR AL-CLEBURNE AL-  
CHEROKEE AL-  
1013 PM CDT THU AUG 10 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
CALHOUN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
EASTERN ETOWAH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ALABAMA...  
NORTHEASTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
CLEBURNE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 1215 AM CDT  
 
* AT 1012 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO  
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR  
DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.  
ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN SPOTS AND ANOTHER  
INCH IS POSSIBLE.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GADSDEN, ANNISTON, OXFORD, JACKSONVILLE, RAINBOW CITY, PIEDMONT,  
HOKES BLUFF, CENTRE, HEFLIN, CEDAR BLUFF, LITTLE RIVER CANYON  
NATIONAL PRESERVE, FORNEY, WEST END-COBB TOWN, CENTRE MUNICIPAL  
AIRPORT, COBB TOWN, FORT MCCLELLAN, SAKS, GLENCOE, WEAVER AND  
RAGLAND.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3372 8535 3334 8551 3346 8565 3349 8564  
3350 8569 3359 8579 3378 8624 3426 8580  
3426 8577 3436 8566 3437 8563 3440 8563  
3444 8558 3449 8557 3453 8552  
 

 
 
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