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ALC015-055-115-121-042100-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
156 PM CDT TUE MAY 4 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
CALHOUN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
NORTHEASTERN TALLADEGA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
SOUTHEASTERN ETOWAH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 400 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 156 PM CDT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 1 AND 3  
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED  
TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.  
 
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...  
ANNISTON, OXFORD, PELL CITY, JACKSONVILLE, LEEDS, MOODY, RAINBOW  
CITY, PIEDMONT, SPRINGVILLE, ODENVILLE, WEST END-COBB TOWN, SAKS,  
COBB TOWN, FORT MCCLELLAN, LINCOLN, GLENCOE, MARGARET, ARGO,  
WEAVER AND ASHVILLE.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED  
AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3356 8653 3371 8652 3379 8654 3394 8585  
3396 8556 3389 8558 3388 8564 3385 8564  
3385 8560 3377 8562 3377 8564 3363 8566  
3359 8579 3354 8620 3354 8646  
 
FLASH FLOOD...OBSERVED  
 

 
 
40/SIZEMORE  
 
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