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WGUS54 KBMX 041939  
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ALC073-050000-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
239 PM CDT TUE MAY 4 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...  
 
* UNTIL 700 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 239 PM CDT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 2 AND 3  
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. WIDESPREAD FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY  
OCCURRING.  
 
HAZARD...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.  
 
SOURCE...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.  
 
IMPACT...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS,  
URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BIRMINGHAM, HOOVER, VESTAVIA HILLS, BESSEMER, HOMEWOOD, MOUNTAIN  
BROOK, TRUSSVILLE, HUEYTOWN, GARDENDALE, IRONDALE, LEEDS, MOODY,  
FAIRFIELD, FULTONDALE, SUMITON, CENTER POINT, PLEASANT GROVE,  
CLAY, PINSON AND TARRANT.  
 
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 3356 8654 3329 8708 3329 8712 3336 8723  
3342 8725 3346 8733 3347 8733 3347 8729  
3350 8729 3350 8726 3354 8719 3360 8720  
3363 8709 3365 8706 3377 8702 3379 8696  
3382 8695 3384 8676 3377 8665 3376 8655  
 
FLASH FLOOD...OBSERVED  
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE  
 

 
 
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