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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.

* From late Monday morning until late Monday night.

* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 18.6 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 9 PM Saturday was 21.9 feet.

* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Flooding of McFarland Park begins.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.2 feet on Jan 28 2010. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12AM 6AM 12PM 6PM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Sun Sun Sun Sun STG DAY TIME TENNESSEE RIVER Florence 18.0 18.6 Sat 9 PM 18.9 18.9 18.8 18.7 N/A &&

Safety message... Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize flood dangers. If while driving you see water over a road, turn around, don`t drown! The water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to cross. 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 Once there, click on the Tennessee Valley to view local river information.

Tornado Watch

Areas Affected: Cullman; DeKalb; Jackson; Madison; Marshall; Morgan

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