Flash Flood Watch Issued by the NWS until August 2, 2018 at 7 PM

As of 9:30 am August 1, 2018

A flash flood watch is in effect through 7 PM CDT Thursday with multiple rounds of heavy rain expected across portions of Central Alabama. Please find the Flash Flood Watch and a Graphic below:

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
226 AM CDT Wed Aug 1 2018

...PERIODS OF STORMY WEATHER MAY LEAD TO FLOODING ISSUES ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA...

.A steady stream of tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and
a series of upper level disturbances will combine forces to bring
a prolonged period of off and on stormy weather to Central
Alabama.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Etowah-Calhoun-Cherokee-Cleburne-Shelby-St. Clair-Talladega-Clay-
Randolph-Chilton-Coosa-Tallapoosa-Chambers-Autauga-Lowndes-Elmore-
Montgomery-Macon-Bullock-Lee-Russell-Pike-Barbour-
Including the cities of Gadsden, Anniston, Centre, Heflin,
Columbiana, Pelham, Alabaster, Pell City, Moody, Talladega,
Sylacauga, Ashland, Roanoke, Clanton, Rockford, Alexander City,
Dadeville, Valley, Lanett, Lafayette, Prattville, Fort Deposit,
Hayneville, Wetumpka, Tallassee, Montgomery, Tuskegee,
Union Springs, Auburn, Opelika, Phenix City, Troy, and Eufaula
226 AM CDT Wed Aug 1 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Alabama, east central Alabama, northeast
  Alabama, and southeast Alabama, including the following areas,
  in central Alabama, Autauga, Chilton, Coosa, Elmore, Lowndes,
  Montgomery, Shelby, St. Clair, and Talladega. In east central
  Alabama, Calhoun, Chambers, Clay, Cleburne, Lee, Macon,
  Randolph, Russell, and Tallapoosa. In northeast Alabama,
  Cherokee and Etowah. In southeast Alabama, Barbour, Bullock,
  and Pike.

* Through Thursday evening

* Repeated heavy rain from thunderstorms expected over the next
  two days may lead to 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.

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