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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Colbert; Lauderdale

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama based on forecasts from the Tennessee Valley Authority... Tennessee River at Florence affecting Colbert and Lauderdale Counties ...Flood Warning Extended until late Monday night...The Flood Warning continues for The Tennessee River at Florence.

* Until late Monday night.

* At 3 AM Saturday the stage was 21.5 feet.

* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 3 AM Saturday was 21.9 feet.

* Forecast from the Tennessee Valley Authority...The river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by early Monday afternoon.

* Impact...At 21.5 feet...Water covers the parking lot of the Marina at McFarland Park...with extensive flooding occurring at the soccer fields and golf course within the park. Water is also beginning to cover the road that goes underneath U.S. Highways 43 and 72 at the new playground.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.5 feet on Jul 12 2013. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Sat Sat Sun Sun STG DAY TIME TENNESSEE RIVER Florence 18.0 21.5 Sat 3 AM 20.9 19.1 18.8 18.7 Crested &&

Safety message... Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Interests along the Tennessee River should remain alert to rapidly changing river conditions, and stay tuned for later forecast updates from the Tennessee Valley Authority and the National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Madison; Marshall; Morgan

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Alabama based on forecasts from the Tennessee Valley Authority... Tennessee River at Whitesburg affecting Madison...Marshall and Morgan Counties ...Flood Warning Extended until late tonight...The Flood Warning continues for The Tennessee River at Whitesburg.

* Until late tonight.

* At 2 AM Saturday the stage was 18.1 feet.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor Flooding is forecast by the Tennessee Valley Authority.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 2 AM Saturday was 18.6 feet.

* Forecast from the Tennessee Valley Authority...The river will continue to fall to below Flood Stage by late this afternoon.

* Impact...At 19.0 feet...The entrance to the Ditto Landing area is underwater...along with much of the boat harbor. Several roads in northeastern Morgan County are underwater...and water is beginning to approach a home on River Loop Road in the Laceys Spring Community.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.3 feet on Jan 18 2013. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Sat Sat Sun Sun STG DAY TIME TENNESSEE RIVER Whitesburg 17.0 18.1 Sat 2 AM 17.6 16.8 16.0 15.3 Crested &&

Safety message... Do not attempt to drive through a flooded road. The depth of water is not always obvious. As little as two feet of water will carry most cars away. Also, the road bed may be washed out under the water, and you could be stranded or trapped. Interests along the Tennessee River should remain alert to rapidly changing river conditions, and stay tuned for later forecast updates from the Tennessee Valley Authority and the National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville. Additional information is available at http://water.weather.gov. Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.


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