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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 05/04/2021 11:47 AM EDT

End Time

Tue 05/04/2021 03:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Crossville, AL ∙ Portersville, AL ∙ Mentone, AL ∙ Horton, AL ∙ Powell, AL ∙ Henagar, AL ∙ Geraldine, AL ∙ Sand Mountain, AL ∙ Valley Head, AL ∙ Cherokee Tribe of Northeast Alabama State Designated Tribal Statistical Area, AL

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Huntsville AL 1047 AM CDT Tue May 4 2021 The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama... Southeastern Marshall County in northeastern Alabama... * Until 200 PM CDT. * At 1047 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across portions of Marshall and Dekalb Counties. 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...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... Albertville, Fort Payne, Boaz, Guntersville, Rainsville, Henagar, Crossville, Sylvania, Fyffe, Powell, Geraldine, Ider, Douglas, Valley Head, Hammondville, Mentone, Pine Ridge, Lakeview, Peeks Corner and Guest. 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 3422 8642 3447 8606 3450 8596 3461 8579 3474 8569 3478 8557 3452 8551 3447 8558 3444 8558 3436 8564 3436 8566 3426 8577 3424 8584 3420 8584 3420 8611 3419 8611 3418 8619 3410 8630 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED