877  
WGUS84 KHUN 222319  
FLSHUN  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL  
519 PM CST SAT FEB 22 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ALABAMA  
BASED ON FORECASTS FROM THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY...  
 
TENNESSEE RIVER AT FLORENCE AFFECTING COLBERT AND LAUDERDALE  
COUNTIES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...  
 
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH A FLOODED ROAD. THE DEPTH OF WATER IS  
NOT ALWAYS OBVIOUS. AS LITTLE AS TWO FEET OF WATER WILL CARRY MOST  
CARS AWAY. ALSO, THE ROAD BED MAY BE WASHED OUT UNDER THE WATER, AND  
YOU COULD BE STRANDED OR TRAPPED.  
 
INTERESTS ALONG THE TENNESSEE RIVER SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO RAPIDLY  
CHANGING RIVER CONDITIONS, AND STAY TUNED FOR LATER FORECAST UPDATES  
FROM THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY AND THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
FORECAST OFFICE IN HUNTSVILLE.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV. ONCE  
THERE, CLICK ON THE TENNESSEE VALLEY TO VIEW LOCAL RIVER INFORMATION.  
 

 
 
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/FLOA1.1.ER.200206T1625Z.200213T1845Z.200222T2205Z.NO/  
519 PM CST SAT FEB 22 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE TENNESSEE RIVER AT FLORENCE.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.  
* AT 4 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.  
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST BY THE TENNESSEE VALLEY  
AUTHORITY.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT SUNDAY EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...FLOODING OF MCFARLAND PARK BEGINS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 18.0 FEET  
ON FEB 18 2019.  
 

 
 
RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST  
LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME SAT SAT SUN SUN STG DAY TIME  
 
TENNESSEE RIVER  
FLORENCE 18.0 17.5 SAT 4 PM N/A 17.3 17.8 17.7 CRESTED  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3485 8765 3471 8762 3466 8788 3473 8811 3500 8820  
 

 
 
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