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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Bedford; Cheatham; Clay; Davidson; Dickson; Giles; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Jackson; Lawrence; Lewis; Macon; Marshall; Maury; Montgomery; Perry; Robertson; Rutherford; Smith; Stewart; Sumner; Trousdale; Wayne; Williamson; Wilson

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES TO BE IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY 7 AM CDT... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of Middle Tennessee, including the following areas, Bedford, Cheatham, Clay, Davidson, Dickson, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Perry, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Wayne, Williamson and Wilson.

* Through Thursday morning

* Showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue moving northward into mid state region as a strong storm system develops over the southern plains and pushes eastward.

* Two to three inches of rainfall, with locally higher amounts especially in locations experiencing training of heavy rainfall, will be possible across the watch area. The watch area is for locations generally west of the Cumberland Plateau Region.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. 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.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Colbert; Franklin; Lauderdale; Lawrence

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Southeastern Colbert County in northwestern Alabama... Eastern Franklin AL County in northwestern Alabama... Southeastern Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama... Northwestern Lawrence County in northwestern Alabama...

* Until 145 PM CDT.

* At 1043 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rainfall occurring across portions of Franklin, Colbert, and Lawrence Counties. Minor flooding is possible through early this afternoon due to rainfall repeatedly moving across these locations. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen so far this morning. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Muscle Shoals, Russellville, Town Creek, Littleville, Leighton, Courtland, Belgreen, North Courtland, La Grange, Whiteoak, Tharptown, Colbert Heights, Northwest Alabama Regional Airport, Ford City, Isbell, Rockwood, Spruce Pine and Red Bank.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Cullman; DeKalb; Jackson; Marshall

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.

* WHERE...Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb and Cullman Counties.

* WHEN...From 9 PM this evening to noon CDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.


Flash Flood Watch

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

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Huntsville has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, including the following areas, in Alabama, Cullman, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln and Moore.

* Through Thursday morning

* Heavy rainfall will move into Northern Alabama and Southern Middle Tennessee later this afternoon and evening, after much of the Central and Eastern portions of the area received 2 to locally 4 inch rainfall amounts. Additional rainfall is expected as Zeta passes to the south and east of the area overnight. Storm total rainfall amounts in the watch area will range from 2 to potentially 5 inches, with locally higher amounts possible.

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.


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