942  
WGUS84 KBMX 211537  
FLSBMX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
937 AM CST FRI FEB 21 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BEVILL LOCK  
AND DAM...  
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT  
GAINESVILLE LOCK AND DAM...  
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS  
LOCK AND DAM...  
 
.FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER FOLLOWING THE RECENT  
HEAVY RAINFALL...AND FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT ALONG THE RIVER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN.  
 
ANOTHER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY SATURDAY MORNING...OR SOONER IF  
CONDITIONS WARRANT.  
 

 
 
ALC063-065-091-107-119-220337-  
/O.EXT.KBMX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-200225T0705Z/  
/AVLA1.3.ER.200206T1633Z.200215T1500Z.200224T1905Z.NO/  
937 AM CST FRI FEB 21 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT BEVILL LOCK AND DAM.  
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 8:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 129.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 122 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 130.4 FEET BY  
THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL THEN BEGIN TO FALL AND DROP BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 128 FEET...CATTLE IN THE AREA SHOULD BE MOVED TO  
HIGHER GROUND. FLOODING OF SOME CABINS AND CAMPS ALONG THE RIVER  
CAN BE EXPECTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3321 8827 3307 8816 3287 8813 3285 8822  
3301 8825 3320 8832  
 

 
 
ALC063-065-091-119-220337-  
/O.EXT.KBMX.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-200226T0524Z/  
/GNSA1.2.ER.200207T1052Z.200217T0415Z.200225T1724Z.NO/  
937 AM CST FRI FEB 21 2020  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT GAINESVILLE LOCK AND DAM.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 9:15 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 110.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 101 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL SLOWLY TO BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE BY LATE TUESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 109 FEET...FLOODING OF SOME CAMPS AND CABINS...AS WELL  
AS WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOW-LYING WOODS AND AGRICULTURAL LANDS...  
OCCURS, ESPECIALLY UPSTREAM OF THE LOCK AND DAM.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3287 8813 3265 8797 3262 8784 3252 8783  
3257 8809 3285 8822  
 

 
 
ALC063-065-091-119-220337-  
/O.CON.KBMX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/DLDA1.2.ER.200207T1902Z.200220T1100Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
937 AM CST FRI FEB 21 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER AT DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 8:30 AM FRIDAY THE ESTIMATED STAGE WAS 84.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 68 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE A GENERAL SLOW FALL DURING THE  
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...DROPPING TO NEAR 81 FEET BY NEXT WEDNESDAY.  
* IMPACT...AT 84 FEET...SOME INDUSTRIAL AND RESIDENTIAL FLOODING  
BEGINS JUST UPSTREAM FROM DEMOPOLIS DAM AT 88 FEET. WIDESPREAD  
FLOODING IN GREENE...MARENGO...AND SUMTER COUNTIES OCCURS AND SOME  
EVACUATIONS MAY BE NECESSARY. WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOWLANDS AND  
SECONDARY ROADS IN THE AREA WILL CONTINUE.  
 

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

 
 
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