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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:26 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Choctaw County in southwestern Alabama...
northwestern Washington County in southwestern Alabama...
northern Clarke County in southwestern Alabama...
western Wilcox County in south central Alabama...
eastern Wayne County in southeastern Mississippi...

* until 515 am CDT

* at 1117 PM CDT, heavy rain that occurred earlier this evening has
lead to areal flooding for the warned area. Up to two inches of
rain has already fallen in many locations in the warned area.

* Some locations that will experience continued flooding include...
Thomasville, Butler, Pine Hill, Lisman, Millry, Buckatunna, Silas,
Coffeeville, Pennington, Fulton, Gilbertown, Toxey and Shawnee.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area later tonight and on Saturday.

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until late Saturday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3231 8793 3228 8793 3230 8794 3230 8798
      3228 8802 3218 8801 3209 8804 3205 8812
      3199 8810 3201 8809 3199 8807 3200 8763
      3213 8762 3213 8752 3227 8750 3181 8753
      3144 8865 3188 8854 3190 8847 3231 8842



823 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Alabama River near Millers Ferry dam
* until late Tuesday night.
* At 7pm Friday the stage was 67.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 66 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 73.1 feet by early Monday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday evening.
* At 66 feet... farm and pasturelands in the area will flood and cattle should be
moved to higher ground.



Lat... Lon 3215 8726 3205 8719 3203 8732 3184 8738
3184 8756 3215 8749




822 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Alabama River near Claiborne dam - tailwater
* until further notice.
* At 7pm Friday the stage was... 42.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast
* flood stage is 42 feet.
* The river will continue rising to near 48 feet by early Tuesday morning then
begin falling.
* At 49 feet... recreational areas around The Lock and dam begin to flood.


Lat... Lon 3184 8756 3184 8738 3146 8753 3114 8786
3114 8797 3150 8766




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:06 AM CDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Alabama, northwest Florida, and southeast
Mississippi, including the following areas, in Alabama,
Baldwin central, Baldwin coastal, Baldwin inland, Butler,
Choctaw, Conecuh, Escambia, Monroe, Washington, and Wilcox. In
northwest Florida, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland, Santa
Rosa coastal, and Santa Rosa inland. In southeast Mississippi,
George, Greene, Perry, stone, and Wayne.

* Through late tonight

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally
higher amounts possible will fall on saturated ground
conditions. These additional rainfall amounts may result in
flash flooding. In addition to the risk of flash flooding,
many area rivers are now in or will soon go into minor to
moderate flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. This is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:06 AM CDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Alabama, northwest Florida, and southeast
Mississippi, including the following areas, in Alabama,
Baldwin central, Baldwin coastal, Baldwin inland, Butler,
Choctaw, Conecuh, Escambia, Monroe, Washington, and Wilcox. In
northwest Florida, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland, Santa
Rosa coastal, and Santa Rosa inland. In southeast Mississippi,
George, Greene, Perry, stone, and Wayne.

* Through late tonight

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally
higher amounts possible will fall on saturated ground
conditions. These additional rainfall amounts may result in
flash flooding. In addition to the risk of flash flooding,
many area rivers are now in or will soon go into minor to
moderate flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. This is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.