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ALZ017>021-026>029-036>038-043>050-121100-  
 
TROPICAL DEPRESSION IRMA LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 52  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL AL112017  
958 PM CDT MON SEP 11 2017  
 
THIS PRODUCT COVERS CENTRAL ALABAMA  
 
**IRMA WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION**  
 
NEW INFORMATION  
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:  
- ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED  
 
* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:  
- NONE  
 
* STORM INFORMATION:  
- ABOUT 130 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BIRMINGHAM AL OR ABOUT 80 MILES  
EAST OF MONTGOMERY AL  
- 32.4N 84.9W  
- STORM INTENSITY 35 MPH  
- MOVEMENT NORTHWEST OR 320 DEGREES AT 15 MPH  
 
SITUATION OVERVIEW  
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IRMA HAS WEAKENED TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION. ALL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS  
HAVE BEEN CANCELLED THAT WERE PREVIOUSLY INCLUDED FOR CENTRAL ALABAMA.  
 
POTENTIAL IMPACTS  
-----------------  
 
* WIND:  
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL IMPACTS ARE ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME ACROSS  
CENTRAL ALABAMA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS  
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* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION:  
 
WHEN INSPECTING DAMAGE, USE FLASHLIGHTS RATHER THAN CANDLES OR FLAMED  
LIGHTING. BE AWARE OF SPARKS THAT CAN IGNITE LEAKING GAS OR OTHER  
FLAMMABLES.  
 
WHEN CLEARING OUT FALLEN TREES, BE CAREFUL WITH CHAIN SAWS AND AXES.  
ALWAYS WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR AND KEEP OTHERS AT A SAFE DISTANCE. USE  
THESE TOOLS ACCORDING TO OPERATING MANUALS AND SAFETY INSTRUCTION.  
LEANING TREES AND THOSE WHICH HAVE FALLEN ON ROOF TOPS CAN BE  
ESPECIALLY CHALLENGING. IF YOU ARE NOT IN GOOD HEALTH OR UNSURE ABOUT  
WHAT YOU ARE DOING, HAVE SOMEONE ELSE WITH TREE CUTTING EXPERIENCE DO  
THE JOB. NEVER CUT TREES WITHOUT A PARTNER.  
 
IF USING A GENERATOR, AVOID CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING BY FOLLOWING  
INSTRUCTIONS BY THE MANUFACTURER. MAKE SURE THAT THE GENERATOR IS RUN  
IN A WELL VENTILATED SPACE.  
 
* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:  
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV  
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG  
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG  
 
NEXT UPDATE  
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AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT  
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM AL REGARDING THE  
EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.  
 

 
 
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