801  
WGUS44 KMOB 241452  
FLWMOB  
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE, AL  
852 AM CST MON FEB 24 2020  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY FOR THE FOLLOWING  
RIVERS IN ALABAMA...  
BAYOU SARA AT SARALAND AFFECTING MOBILE COUNTY.  
 
.RECENT HEAVY RAINS HAVE RESULTED IN SIGNIFICANT RISES ON THE BAYOU SARA AT  
SARALAND. RIVER LEVELS ARE NOW FORECAST TO RISE INTO THE MAJOR FLOOD CATEGORY.  
THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AROUND 7.6 FEET ON TUESDAY AND HOLD ABOVE 7.5  
FEET THROUGH THURSDAY, BEFORE FALLING SLIGHTLY BELOW 7.5 FEET LATE THIS WEEK  
INTO THIS WEEKEND.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...  
STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.  
 

 
 
ALC097-251451-  
/O.CON.KMOB.FL.W.0027.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SARA1.3.ER.200216T0842Z.200225T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
852 AM CST MON FEB 24 2020  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BAYOU SARA AT SARALAND  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS...7.4 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO CREST AROUND 7.6 FEET ON TUESDAY AND HOLD ABOVE 7.5  
FEET THROUGH THURSDAY, BEFORE FALLING SLIGHTLY BELOW 7.5 FEET LATE THIS WEEK  
INTO THIS WEEKEND.  
* AT 7.5 FEET...NUMEROUS HOUSES FLOOD AND SOME EVACUATIONS ALSO BECOME NECESSARY.  
ABOVE 8 FEET NUMEROUS STREETS AND HOUSES FLOOD EAST OF THE RAILROAD BETWEEN BAYOU  
SARA AND NORTON CREEKS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3084 8808 3083 8804 3082 8805 3082 8808  
 

 
 
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