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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 Sunday afternoon... The Flood Warning continues for The Tennessee River AT Florence.

* Until Sunday afternoon.

* At 12 PM Thursday the stage was 19.9 feet and slowly falling.

* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.

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

* Forecast from the Tennessee Valley Authority...Continue slowly falling. The river will fall below flood stage late Saturday night.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 12 PM Thursday was 20.5 feet.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Alabama State Highway 20 is flooded at the underpass below U.S. Highways 43 and 72. The underpass will likely be closed.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.7 feet on Feb 10 2010. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Thu Thu Fri Fri STG DAY TIME TENNESSEE RIVER Florence 18.0 19.9 Thu 12 PM N/A 20.0 20.0 20.0 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 Saturday afternoon... The Flood Warning continues for The Tennessee River AT Whitesburg.

* Until Saturday afternoon.

* At 11 AM Thursday the stage was 17.6 feet and steady.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

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

* Forecast from the Tennessee Valley Authority...Continue slowly falling. The river will fall below flood stage by early Saturday morning.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 11 AM Thursday was 17.6 feet.

* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Lowland flooding begins. Some access roads in the area become flooded. Water backed into Long Pond Slough begins to approach roads on the Morgan County side of the river.

* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.8 feet on Dec 31 2018. && RIVER FLOOD OBSERVED 12PM 6PM 12AM 6AM CREST LOCATION STAGE STG DAY TIME Thu Thu Fri Fri STG DAY TIME TENNESSEE RIVER Whitesburg 17.0 17.6 Thu 11 AM N/A 17.6 17.7 17.7 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.


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