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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 09/16/2020 04:58 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 09/16/2020 11:00 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Carolina, AL ∙ Megargel, AL ∙ Brooklyn, AL ∙ Brooks, AL ∙ Gantt, AL ∙ Huxford, AL ∙ Perdido, AL ∙ Garland, AL ∙ River Falls, AL ∙ Riverview, AL

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Mobile AL 358 AM CDT Wed Sep 16 2020 The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Southern Butler County in south central Alabama... Conecuh County in south central Alabama... Covington County in south central Alabama... Southwestern Crenshaw County in south central Alabama... Escambia County in south central Alabama... South Central Monroe County in south central Alabama... North Central Baldwin County in southwestern Alabama... Northwestern Escambia County in northwestern Florida... * Until 1000 AM CDT Wednesday. * At 355 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain in southwestern and south central Alabama. Between 3 and 6 inches of rain have fallen so far today. Flash flooding is already occurring. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by Hurricane rainbands producing extremely heavy rainfall that are advancing inland 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... Andalusia, Atmore, Opp, Brewton, Evergreen, Frisco City, Stockton, McCullough, East Brewton, Uriah, McKenzie, River Falls, Castleberry, Excel, Red Level, Dozier, Repton, Heath, Gantt and Pollard. This could become a very serious situation later today where and when bands repeatedly become aligned and move over the same localized area. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property. && LAT...LON 3133 8756 3163 8713 3163 8663 3151 8619 3118 8620 3090 8787 3099 8786 3108 8780 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED EXPECTED RAINFALL...5-10 INCHES IN 8 HOURS