942  
WGUS44 KMOB 230345  
FLWMOB  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
1045 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017  
 
ALC003-FLC033-231530-  
/O.NEW.KMOB.FA.W.0022.171023T0345Z-171023T1530Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
BALDWIN AL-ESCAMBIA FL-  
1045 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
BALDWIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA...  
NORTHWESTERN ESCAMBIA COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN FLORIDA...  
 
* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT MONDAY  
 
* AT 1036 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND RAIN GAUGE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE  
THAT 3 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER A LARGE PORTION OF  
BALDWIN COUNTY AND NORTHWEST ESCAMBIA COUNTY FLORIDA, WITH  
ISOLATED AREAS OF 7 TO 8 INCHES. WHILE THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED,  
RIVERS, CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE THROUGH THE  
OVERNIGHT HOURS, WITH FLOODING PERSISTING OR GRADUALLY INCREASING.  
THE FISH RIVER AT SILVERHILL IS FORECAST TO CREST JUST BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THE STYX RIVER AT ELSANOR IS  
FORECAST TO RISE TO MAJOR FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING. OTHER  
RIVES, SUCH AS THE MAGNOLIA RIVER IN MAGNOLIA SPRINGS CONTINUES TO  
STEADILY RISE.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
DAPHNE, FAIRHOPE, BAY MINETTE, FOLEY, ROBERTSDALE, POINT CLEAR,  
LOXLEY, LILLIAN, MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, STAPLETON, BON SECOUR,  
SUMMERDALE, SILVERHILL, PERDIDO BEACH AND ELBERTA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL  
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3028 8795 3085 8790 3104 8769 3102 8762  
3100 8761 3100 8755 3095 8739 3035 8744  
 

 
 
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