Weather update fore 6/22/17 through Friday 6/23/17

Please find below the latest information on weather conditions for Elmore County. We are under a Flash Flood Watch until 7:00 P.M. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible, some local amounts could be higher. Counties to our south and west are currently under a Tornado Watch until 1:00 P.M.

Below are 3 graphics and the Hazardous Weather Outlook from the National Weather Service, Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham that show the hazards and timing of the hazardous weather forecast at this time.

From the National Weather Service in Birmingham AL

Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

500 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017



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500 AM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the counties served by the

National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

Widespread rainfall will continue across Central Alabama due to a

tropical air mass in place east of Tropical Storm Cindy. Flash

flooding will be possible mainly along and south of a Hamilton to

Jasper to Wetumpka to Troy line due to rainfall amounts of 2 to 4

inches with locally higher amounts.

There is a threat for brief tornadoes through 7 PM as the center of

Tropical Storm Cindy tracks west of the area. The best chances will

be generally along and west of Interstate 65, however, all areas in

Central Alabama may be impacted.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday.

There is a threat for brief tornadoes and isolated damaging wind

gusts on Friday as well. The main window on Friday will be during

the afternoon and evening hours on Friday across northern portions

of Central Alabama.

A risk of flash flooding will continue Friday, primarily across the

western half of Central Alabama.


Activation of storm spotters and emergency management may be needed

now through Friday due to the multiple threats across the area.