448  
WGUS54 KBMX 261826  
FFWBMX  
ALC073-262045-  
/O.EXT.KBMX.FF.W.0039.000000T0000Z-180926T2045Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
126 PM CDT WED SEP 26 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 345 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 120 PM CDT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THAT FLASH FLOODING  
CONTINUES ACROSS BRIGHTON, BESSEMER, AND HUEYTOWN. ROADS HAVE  
BECOME IMPASSIBLE AND EVACUATIONS OF HOMES HAVE OCCURRED IN  
BRIGHTON DUE TO VALLEY CREEK OVERFLOWING ITS BANKS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BIRMINGHAM, HOOVER, VESTAVIA HILLS, BESSEMER, HOMEWOOD, MOUNTAIN  
BROOK, HUEYTOWN, GARDENDALE, IRONDALE, FAIRFIELD, FULTONDALE,  
CENTER POINT, PLEASANT GROVE, TARRANT, MIDFIELD, ADAMSVILLE,  
BRIGHTON, LIPSCOMB, GRAYSVILLE AND SYLVAN SPRINGS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 
STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME  
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3366 8678 3364 8667 3359 8665 3350 8663  
3340 8676 3333 8686 3333 8689 3325 8699  
3325 8706 3328 8707 3329 8712 3331 8713  
3331 8716 3336 8720 3337 8723 3340 8724  
3367 8687  
 

 
 
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