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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Bedford; Cannon; Cheatham; Clay; Coffee; Cumberland; Davidson; De Kalb; Dickson; Fentress; Giles; Grundy; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Jackson; Lawrence; Lewis; Macon; Marshall; Maury; Montgomery; Overton; Perry; Pickett; Putnam; Robertson; Rutherford; Smith; Stewart; Sumner; Trousdale; Van Buren; Warren; Wayne; White; Williamson; Wilson

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of Middle Tennessee, including the following areas, Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, De Kalb, Dickson, Fentress, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson and Wilson.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Showers and a few thunderstorms area expected to diminish by this evening, but heavy rainfall is still possible through the afternoon hours. This heavy rain is falling over saturated grounds and can quickly lead to flash flooding in the watch area. Be especially cautious around flood prone areas, and along creeks and streams.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Colbert; Cullman; DeKalb; Franklin; Jackson; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Limestone; Madison; Marshall; Morgan

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, including the following areas, in Alabama, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin AL, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln and Moore.

* Through this evening.

* Additional rounds of heavy showers and a few thunderstorms will occur this morning through this evening, producing widespread rain totals of 1-2 inches. Isolated higher amounts are possible. With saturated soils from recent heavy rainfall, additional flash flooding is expected today. Rainfall will also exacerbate ongoing areal flooding and may cause additional rises on area rivers, creeks, and streams.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: DeKalb

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a

* Flood Warning for Small stream in... DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

* At 334 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area. Up to 1 inch of rain has fallen. Big Wills Creek is approaching minor flood stage and is expected to continue to increase

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Fort Payne, Rainsville, Henagar, Crossville, Sylvania, Fyffe, Geraldine, Ider, Valley Head, Hammondville, Mentone, Pine Ridge, Lakeview, Guest, Lebanon, Collbran, Peeks Corner, Skirum, Chigger Hill and Desoto State Park. Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are possible in the warned area.

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


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Franklin; Lincoln

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity and increased in duration for the following rivers in Tennessee... Elk River above Fayetteville affecting Lincoln and Franklin TN Counties. ...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity and increased in duration until early tomorrow afternoon... The Flood Warning continues for the Elk River above Fayetteville.

* Until early tomorrow afternoon.

* At 8:15 AM CDT Monday the stage was 21.4 feet.

* Flood stage is 17.5 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:15 AM CDT Monday was 21.4 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow morning and continue falling to 6.7 feet Saturday morning.

* Impact...At 21.0 feet, Flood waters reach residential areas in low lying areas of Fayetteville.

* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 22.0 feet on 02/06/2004. &&

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Franklin; Lincoln; Moore

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, including the following areas, in Alabama, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin AL, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan. In southern middle Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln and Moore.

* Through this evening.

* Additional rounds of heavy showers and a few thunderstorms will occur this morning through this evening, producing widespread rain totals of 1-2 inches. Isolated higher amounts are possible. With saturated soils from recent heavy rainfall, additional flash flooding is expected today. Rainfall will also exacerbate ongoing areal flooding and may cause additional rises on area rivers, creeks, and streams.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Jackson; Madison; Marshall

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Alabama... Paint Rock River NEAR Woodville affecting Madison, Jackson and Marshall Counties. ...The Flood Warning is now in effect until Wednesday evening... The Flood Warning continues for the Paint Rock River NEAR Woodville.

* Until Wednesday evening.

* At 8:00 AM CDT Monday the stage was 17.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:00 AM CDT Monday was 17.7 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 20.0 feet just after midnight tonight. It will then fall below flood stage early Wednesday afternoon.

* Impact...At 20.0 feet, Portions of Alabama State Highway 65 are closed due to high water.

* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 20.0 feet on 12/18/1961. &&

Even 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock you off your feet and a depth of 2 feet will float your car. Never try to walk, swim, or drive through such swift water. If you come upon flood waters, stop, turn around and go another way. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Madison

NWS Huntsville (Northern Alabama)

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Alabama... Flint River at Brownsboro affecting Madison County. ...The Flood Warning is now in effect until early tomorrow afternoon... The Flood Warning continues for the Flint River at Brownsboro.

* Until early tomorrow afternoon.

* At 7:30 AM CDT Monday the stage was 22.6 feet.

* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.

* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.

* Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 7:30 AM CDT Monday was 22.6 feet.

* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow morning and continue falling to 10.6 feet Saturday morning.

* Impact...At 22.0 feet, Flood waters begin to affect yards on the right bank. Homes are not threatened on the right bank at this stage. Brownsboro Road north of the Flint River is closed due to high waters. At least two homes on the left bank are threatened by floodwaters. The gage house becomes inaccessible.

* Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 22.6 feet on 12/07/2004. &&

Even 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock you off your feet and a depth of 2 feet will float your car. Never try to walk, swim, or drive through such swift water. If you come upon flood waters, stop, turn around and go another way. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.


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