Weather Alert: Possible Flooding in Portions of West Alabama
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flood Advisory until 8 p.m. for Tuscaloosa County.
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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