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Tornado Watch

Areas Affected: Blount; Colbert; Cullman; Fayette; Franklin; Lamar; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Limestone; Madison; Marion; Marshall; Morgan; Walker; Winston

NWS Storm Prediction Center (Storm Prediction Center - Norman, Oklahoma)

TORNADO WATCH 208 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS AL . ALABAMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BLOUNT COLBERT CULLMAN FAYETTE FRANKLIN LAMAR LAUDERDALE LAWRENCE LIMESTONE MADISON MARION MARSHALL MORGAN WALKER WINSTON


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Lamar

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Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Marion; Walker; Winston

NWS Birmingham (Northern Alabama)

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Northwestern Walker County in central Alabama... East central Marion County in northwestern Alabama... Southern Winston County in northwestern Alabama...

* Until 915 PM CDT.

* At 720 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Jasper, Lynn, Brilliant, Nauvoo, Curry, Camp McDowell, Smith Dam, Ashbank, Smith Lake, Poplar Springs, Lake Buttahatchee, Natural Bridge, Maple Branch, Clear Creek, Little Dismal Creek, Coon Creek, Lupton, Battle Branch, Piney Grove and Black Pond.

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. 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.


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