Boaz, AL

3:50 PM CDT on June 23, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Bethsaida Road | | Change Station

Elev 1086 ft 34.20 °N, 86.13 °W | Updated 32 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
77.7 °F
Feels Like 80 °F
N
3.7
Wind Variable Wind from SSW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2500 ft
Scattered Clouds 4100 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:34 AM 7:59 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR K8A0 232035Z AUTO 21010G15KT 7SM -RA SCT025 SCT041 SCT050 24/24 A2987 RMK AO2 P0005 LTG DSNT S AND SW
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2500 ft
Scattered Clouds 4100 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:34 AM 7:59 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR K8A0 232035Z AUTO 21010G15KT 7SM -RA SCT025 SCT041 SCT050 24/24 A2987 RMK AO2 P0005 LTG DSNT S AND SW

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Tornado Watch
Issued: 3:43 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 365 remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for the
following locations


Al
. Alabama counties included are

Blount Cherokee DeKalb
Etowah Jackson Jefferson
Marshall St. Clair Tuscaloosa




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:31 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for poor drainage areas
for...
Talladega County in east central Alabama...
western Chilton County in Alabama...
southeastern Blount County in Alabama...
Shelby County in Alabama...
Perry County in Alabama...
northeastern Hale County in west central Alabama...
Bibb County in Alabama...
Etowah County in northeastern Alabama...
St. Clair County in Alabama...

* until 630 PM CDT

* at 330 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to showers
and a few thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream
flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor
flooding in the advisory area. An inch of rain will fall in a
short period if time on already saturated ground.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Birmingham, Hoover, Gadsden, Alabaster, Bessemer, Pelham, Helena,
Talladega, Sylacauga, Pell City, Leeds, Moody, Calera, Chelsea,
Rainbow City, Oneonta, Montevallo, Childersburg, Brent and Hokes
Bluff.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3394 8574 3384 8607 3368 8614 3359 8592
      3332 8611 3266 8702 3272 8702 3249 8711
      3248 8742 3231 8742 3231 8752 3297 8749
      3323 8715 3353 8652 3376 8654 3380 8670
      3415 8636 3410 8630 3420 8584


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322 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 7 PM today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Alabama, northeast Alabama, northwest
Alabama, and west central Alabama, including the following
areas, in central Alabama, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa,
Jefferson, Perry, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Walker. In
northeast Alabama, Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and
Winston. In west central Alabama, Fayette, Greene, Hale,
Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa.

* Through 7 PM today.

* Tropical system Cindy has already produced 2 to 4 inches of rain
with locally higher amounts up to 7 inches. An additional 1 to 3
inches of rain is possible through this afternoon. There is a
possibility that the Flash Flood Watch may need to be extended
due to additional rainfall tonight and into Saturday.

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.





Special Statement
Issued: 3:23 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Talladega...
southeastern Blount... Calhoun... Shelby... southern Etowah... east
central Jefferson and St. Clair counties...

At 323 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Steele to Calera. Movement was
northeast at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Birmingham, Hoover, Gadsden, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Anniston,
Pelham, Oxford, Trussville, Talladega, Sylacauga, Pell City,
Jacksonville, Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Calera, Chelsea, Rainbow City
and Montevallo.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3397 8574 3395 8553 3389 8553 3388 8564
      3380 8559 3377 8564 3365 8564 3360 8574
      3356 8575 3350 8590 3340 8592 3338 8598
      3330 8598 3329 8612 3320 8612 3320 8617
      3310 8618 3307 8693 3393 8644 3410 8580
time... Mot... loc 2023z 242deg 34kt 3389 8624 3311 8675


Jh/05

323 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Talladega...
southeastern Blount... Calhoun... Shelby... southern Etowah... east
central Jefferson and St. Clair counties...

At 323 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Steele to Calera. Movement was
northeast at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Birmingham, Hoover, Gadsden, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Anniston,
Pelham, Oxford, Trussville, Talladega, Sylacauga, Pell City,
Jacksonville, Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Calera, Chelsea, Rainbow City
and Montevallo.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3397 8574 3395 8553 3389 8553 3388 8564
      3380 8559 3377 8564 3365 8564 3360 8574
      3356 8575 3350 8590 3340 8592 3338 8598
      3330 8598 3329 8612 3320 8612 3320 8617
      3310 8618 3307 8693 3393 8644 3410 8580
time... Mot... loc 2023z 242deg 34kt 3389 8624 3311 8675


Jh/05


259 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will affect southeastern Blount... Etowah...
north central St. Clair and southwestern Cherokee counties...

At 259 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Oneonta, moving
northeast at 45 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Gadsden, Rainbow City, Oneonta, Hokes Bluff, Attalla, Glencoe,
Ashville, Sardis City, Steele, Leesburg, Altoona, Walnut Grove, Reece
City, Tabor Road, Cherokee rock Village, Aurora, Ballplay, Slackland,
Gadsden mall and Noccalula Falls.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Lat... Lon 3407 8571 3379 8640 3394 8651 3419 8613
      3419 8611 3420 8610 3420 8584 3422 8584
time... Mot... loc 1959z 237deg 40kt 3391 8638


Jh/05


259 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will affect southeastern Blount... Etowah...
north central St. Clair and southwestern Cherokee counties...

At 259 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Oneonta, moving
northeast at 45 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Gadsden, Rainbow City, Oneonta, Hokes Bluff, Attalla, Glencoe,
Ashville, Sardis City, Steele, Leesburg, Altoona, Walnut Grove, Reece
City, Tabor Road, Cherokee rock Village, Aurora, Ballplay, Slackland,
Gadsden mall and Noccalula Falls.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Lat... Lon 3407 8571 3379 8640 3394 8651 3419 8613
      3419 8611 3420 8610 3420 8584 3422 8584
time... Mot... loc 1959z 237deg 40kt 3391 8638


Jh/05