The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flood Advisory until 8 p.m. for Tuscaloosa County.

Closeup of high water flooding on neighborhood street.
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FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE 
  RAINFALL IS EXPECTED.

* WHERE...A PORTION OF CENTRAL ALABAMA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING 
  COUNTY, TUSCALOOSA.

* WHEN...UNTIL 800 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING IN LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. 

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - AT 449 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
    THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
    FLOODING.
  - SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
    TUSCALOOSA, NORTHPORT, HOLT, BRYANT DENNY STADIUM, UNIVERSITY
    MALL, MCFARLAND MALL, TUSCALOOSA AMPHITHEATER, TUSCALOOSA
    REGIONAL AIRPORT, UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA QUAD, STILLMAN
    COLLEGE, OLIVER LOCK AND DAM, TAYLORVILLE, PALMORE PARK AND
    COTTONDALE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD 
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

 

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