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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:22 AM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 7 PM today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Alabama, northeast Alabama, northwest
Alabama, and west central Alabama, including the following
areas, in central Alabama, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa,
Jefferson, Perry, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Walker. In
northeast Alabama, Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and
Winston. In west central Alabama, Fayette, Greene, Hale,
Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa.

* Through 7 PM today.

* Tropical system Cindy has already produced 2 to 4 inches of rain
with locally higher amounts up to 7 inches. An additional 1 to 3
inches of rain is possible through this afternoon. There is a
possibility that the Flash Flood Watch may need to be extended
due to additional rainfall tonight and into Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:38 PM CDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 4:45 AM EDT on June 23, 2017


... Storm survey plan of the day for Friday June 23rd...

.Overview...

Bands of showers and a few thunderstorms, rotating around the
remnants of tropical system Cindy, produced flooding rainfall and a
few potential tornadoes. Storm total rainfall since Monday ranged
from 1 to 8 inches, with locally higher amounts. The heaviest rain
occurred south of a line from near Troy to near Tuscaloosa and
Birmingham. We have received several flooding reports the past few
days. Additionally, this rainfall has caused rises in area rivers and
a few locations will experience minor flooding.

Two damage locations were associated with rotating thunderstorms.
This damage may be associated with tornadoes.

Survey summary:

At this time, storm surveys are being planned for the following
counties Friday June 23rd:

Team one: primary targets:
Jefferson County (bessemer/fairfield)
Shelby County (rural west near Bibb co line)

Preliminary findings from Jefferson County...
significant structure damage occurred near the Western Hills mall in
Fairfield/Midfield. At least four people were injured in this area.
The damage at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King drive and
weibel Road was estimated around 120 mph, EF2. A complete assessment
with a complete path, timing, and final rating will be conducted on
Friday. The minimum rating will be EF2.

Additional public information statements will be issued periodically
through the day, as survey teams report back their findings.

A major contribution to the Success of our severe weather warning
program is the receipt of storm reports from all our customers and
partners. If you witnessed or are aware of any storm damage due to
high winds or tornadoes, please contact your local emergency
management office. You can also report severe weather by using
#bmxwx on twitter.



1038 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

... Storm survey plan of the day for Friday June 23rd...

.Overview...

Bands of showers and a few thunderstorms, rotating around the
remnants of tropical system Cindy, produced flooding rainfall and a
few potential tornadoes. Storm total rainfall since Monday ranged
from 1 to 8 inches, with locally higher amounts. The heaviest rain
occurred south of a line from near Troy to near Tuscaloosa and
Birmingham. We have received several flooding reports the past few
days. Additionally, this rainfall has caused rises in area rivers and
a few locations will experience minor flooding.

Two damage locations were associated with rotating thunderstorms.
This damage may be associated with tornadoes.

Survey summary:

At this time, storm surveys are being planned for the following
counties Friday June 23rd:

Team one: primary targets:
Jefferson County (bessemer/fairfield)
Shelby County (rural west near Bibb co line)

Preliminary findings from Jefferson County...
significant structure damage occurred near the Western Hills mall in
Fairfield/Midfield. At least four people were injured in this area.
The damage at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King drive and
weibel Road was estimated around 120 mph, EF2. A complete assessment
with a complete path, timing, and final rating will be conducted on
Friday. The minimum rating will be EF2.

Additional public information statements will be issued periodically
through the day, as survey teams report back their findings.

A major contribution to the Success of our severe weather warning
program is the receipt of storm reports from all our customers and
partners. If you witnessed or are aware of any storm damage due to
high winds or tornadoes, please contact your local emergency
management office. You can also report severe weather by using
#bmxwx on twitter.


345 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

... Storm survey plan of the day for tonight and Friday...

.Overview...

Bands of showers and thunderstorms,rotating around Tropical
Depression Cindy, produced at least one area of damage today, in the
Birmingham Metro area.

Survey summary:

A National Weather Service meteorologist will be on site at the
intersection of weibel drive and doctor Martin Luther King Blvd, in
the city of Fairfield, by 5pm this evening for media interviews. If
additional information is needed, please contact the forecast office
at 205-664-3010.

Damage surveys will be planned for tomorrow, Friday, June 23, weather
permitting. Locations will depend on any additional damage that
occurs tonight. Additional details will be released at a later time.

A major contribution to the Success of our severe weather warning
program is the receipt of storm reports from all our customers and
partners. If you witnessed or are aware of any storm damage due to
high winds or tornadoes, please contact your local emergency
management office. You can also report severe weather by using #bmxwx
on twitter.



345 PM CDT Thu Jun 22 2017

... Storm survey plan of the day for tonight and Friday...

.Overview...

Bands of showers and thunderstorms,rotating around Tropical
Depression Cindy, produced at least one area of damage today, in the
Birmingham Metro area.

Survey summary:

A National Weather Service meteorologist will be on site at the
intersection of weibel drive and doctor Martin Luther King Blvd, in
the city of Fairfield, by 5pm this evening for media interviews. If
additional information is needed, please contact the forecast office
at 205-664-3010.

Damage surveys will be planned for tomorrow, Friday, June 23, weather
permitting. Locations will depend on any additional damage that
occurs tonight. Additional details will be released at a later time.

A major contribution to the Success of our severe weather warning
program is the receipt of storm reports from all our customers and
partners. If you witnessed or are aware of any storm damage due to
high winds or tornadoes, please contact your local emergency
management office. You can also report severe weather by using #bmxwx
on twitter.


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:22 AM CDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 7 PM today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Alabama, northeast Alabama, northwest
Alabama, and west central Alabama, including the following
areas, in central Alabama, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa,
Jefferson, Perry, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Walker. In
northeast Alabama, Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and
Winston. In west central Alabama, Fayette, Greene, Hale,
Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa.

* Through 7 PM today.

* Tropical system Cindy has already produced 2 to 4 inches of rain
with locally higher amounts up to 7 inches. An additional 1 to 3
inches of rain is possible through this afternoon. There is a
possibility that the Flash Flood Watch may need to be extended
due to additional rainfall tonight and into Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Special Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Illinois - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flash Flood Watch
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Montana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
New Mexico - Heat Advisory
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Special Statement
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oregon - Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flash Flood Watch
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory

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