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Flash Flood Warning issued for Limestone County

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Posted: Jul 20, 2021 4:48 PM
Updated: Jul 20, 2021 6:07 PM

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Central Limestone County until 7:45 p.m.

At 4:40 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across portions of central and southwestern Limestone County. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Decatur, Athens, Tanner and Ripley.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

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