Areas Affected: Cullman; DeKalb; Jackson; Marshall
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Alabama and northeast Alabama, including the following areas, in north central Alabama, Cullman. In northeast Alabama, DeKalb, Jackson and Marshall.
* From this evening through Tuesday evening
* Showers and thunderstorms will increase in coverage this afternoon and evening, ahead of a slow-moving cold front. An additional 1-2 inches of rain is expected, along with locally higher amounts. With nearly saturated soil conditions in the watch area, the rainfall will be efficiently converted to runoff, increasing the risk for life-threatening flash flooding.
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.