892  
WGUS44 KBMX 031429  
FLWBMX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
829 AM CST FRI FEB 3 2023  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM AL HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ALABAMA...  
 
TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM AFFECTING HALE, GREENE,  
SUMTER AND MARENGO COUNTIES.  
 
.RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER BASIN WILL PRODUCE  
RISES ALONG THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AND A FLOOD WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT  
FOR THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 

 
 
ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY THIS EVENING, OR SOONER IF  
CONDITIONS WARRANT.  
 

 
 
ALC063-065-091-119-040530-  
/O.NEW.KBMX.FL.W.0004.230205T0200Z-230207T1200Z/  
/DLDA1.1.ER.230205T0200Z.230206T0000Z.230207T0000Z.NO/  
829 AM CST FRI FEB 3 2023  
 
...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING TO TUESDAY  
MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM.  
 
* WHEN...FROM SATURDAY EVENING TO TUESDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 68.0 FEET, FLOODING OF LOWLANDS IN THE AREA OCCURS  
AND CATTLE SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER GROUND.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 7:15 AM CST FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 61.6 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE  
TOMORROW EVENING TO A CREST OF 68.9 FEET SUNDAY EVENING. IT  
WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY EVENING.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 68.0 FEET.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3252 8782 3225 8790 3201 8806 3201 8816  
3241 8809 3253 8790  
 

 
 
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