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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:38 PM CDT Apr. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
eastern Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama...
northwestern Limestone County in north central Alabama...
southeastern Colbert County in northwestern Alabama...
Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama...

* until 1130 PM CDT

* at 833 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen over the last few
hours. An additional 1 to 1.5 inches of rainfall is possible over
the next three hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Moulton, Rogersville, Killen, Town Creek, Lexington, Leighton,
Courtland, North Courtland, Hillsboro and Anderson.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. Some localized flooding on roadways was
reported by law enforcement officials across Lawrence County.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.

Lat... Lon 3500 8708 3467 8708 3468 8711 3430 8711
      3431 8753 3500 8756


Wind Advisory
Issued: 7:01 PM CDT Apr. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 1 am CDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 1 am CDT Monday.

* Timing and areas affected... valid through 1 am early Monday

* Winds... southeast winds around 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35
to 40 mph.

* Impacts... loose outdoor items will be vulnerable to the higher
winds. Driving may also become hazardous, especially with high
profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least
25 mph, or gusts of at least 35 mph, are expected across the
affected area. Winds this strong can make driving difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. In
addition, ensure all loose outdoor objects remain secure,
including patio furniture and trash cans.

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