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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
139 PM CDT TUE MAY 4 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
SOUTHWESTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
CENTRAL SHELBY COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 500 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 139 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES OF RAIN  
HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS,  
HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER  
DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
HOOVER, VESTAVIA HILLS, ALABASTER, BESSEMER, PELHAM, MOUNTAIN  
BROOK, HELENA, PELL CITY, LEEDS, MOODY, CHELSEA, INDIAN SPRINGS  
VILLAGE, VINCENT, HARPERSVILLE, WESTOVER, MEADOWBROOK, HIGHLAND  
LAKES, INVERNESS, OAK MOUNTAIN STATE PARK AND FOWLER LAKE.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3329 8709 3356 8654 3354 8646 3354 8619  
3352 8623 3349 8624 3349 8626 3351 8626  
3351 8628 3346 8630 3339 8638 3311 8697  
3315 8698 3317 8703 3325 8703 3325 8706  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
40/SIZEMORE  
 
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