686  
WGUS44 KBMX 021910  
FLWBMX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
210 PM CDT THU AUG 2 2018  
 
ALC019-030115-  
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CHEROKEE AL-  
210 PM CDT THU AUG 2 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 815 PM CDT THURSDAY.  
 
* AT 208 PM CDT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLOODING ON ROADWAYS  
IN SOUTHERN CHEROKEE COUNTY. RISES ON LOCAL STREAMS AND WATER  
BODIES IS ONGOING ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CHEROKEE COUNTY AND  
MAY AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL CHEROKEE COUNTY. FLOODING MAY OCCUR  
IN LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
PIEDMONT, CENTRE, CEDAR BLUFF, CENTRE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, FORNEY,  
LEESBURG, GAYLESVILLE, TENNALA, SLACKLAND, PLEASANT GAP, CORNWALL  
FURNACE PARK, WESTERN WEISS LAKE, EASTERN WEISS LAKE, MOSHAT, BALL  
FLAT, COLOMA, WEISS DAM, FULLERTON, CHESNUT BAY RESORT AND SPRING  
GARDEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3397 8540 3396 8543 3396 8549 3394 8550  
3394 8553 3395 8553 3397 8574 3399 8574  
3410 8580 3412 8579 3413 8580 3411 8584  
3412 8584 3440 8549  
 

 
 
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