Flash Flood Watch In Effect Until 7PM
Another day of showers is in the forecast after a day of heavy rain yesterday, and the National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect through this 7 pm evening.
Here's the full text of the watch from the NWS:
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Alabama, east central Alabama, northeast Alabama, and west central Alabama, including the following areas, in central Alabama, Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa, Elmore, Jefferson, Perry, Shelby, St. Clair, and Talladega. In east central Alabama, Calhoun, Chambers, Clay, Cleburne, Lee, Randolph, and Tallapoosa. In northeast Alabama, Cherokee and Etowah. In west central Alabama, Greene, Hale, and Tuscaloosa. * Through 7 PM CDT this evening. * Heavy rains over the last few days have saturated grounds. Additional rains expected today will allow for quicker runoff and possible flash flooding. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.