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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:30 PM CST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Indian Creek in southwestern Madison County in north central
Alabama...

* until 230 am CST Sunday.

* At 830 PM CST, reporting gauges indicate that water levels along
Indian Creek remains well above flood stage, but are beginning to
slowly fall.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
northwestern Huntsville, Madison, Redstone Arsenal, Triana,
Marshall space flight center, University of Alabama in Huntsville
and harvest.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3456 8663 3455 8664 3455 8666 3456 8667
      3458 8668 3459 8671 3457 8674 3486 8673
      3486 8663


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744 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Flint River at Brownsboro.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 6 PM Saturday the stage was 16.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early this evening and crest
near 18.5 feet by early tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall
below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... water begins to flood yards on the
downstream side of the Brownsboro Road bridge.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 18.9 feet
on Dec 28 2018.


River flood observed 12am 6am 12pm 6pm crest
location stage stg day time sun sun sun sun stg day time

Flint River
Brownsboro 17.0 16.8 Sat 6 PM 17.7 18.2 18.5 18.2 18.5 sun 12 PM


Lat... Lon 3476 8649 3475 8638 3461 8639 3447 8647 3454 8655


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740 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019

The National Weather Service in Huntsville al has issued a Flood
Warning
* from this evening until late Monday night.
* At 7 PM Saturday the stage was 12.7 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this evening and crest
near 17.5 feet by early tomorrow evening. The river will fall below
flood stage by late Monday evening.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... water is covering Alabama State Route 65
about two miles north of U.S. Highway 72. Several County roads in
Paint Rock Valley are flooded... including Jackson County Road 20.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 16.9 feet
on Apr 25 2018.


River flood observed 12am 6am 12pm 6pm crest
location stage stg day time sun sun sun sun stg day time

Paint Rock river
Woodville 15.0 12.7 Sat 7 PM 15.4 16.7 17.3 17.5 17.5 sun 6 PM


Lat... Lon 3491 8628 3489 8606 3442 8637 3450 8653


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Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:12 PM CST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 7 am CST Sunday...

* winds... winds are expected to become northwest around 20 to 25
mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... until 7 am CST Sunday.

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

* Locations... portions of north Central, Northeast and northwest
Alabama along with southern middle Tennessee.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained wind speeds of at least 25
mph, or gusts of at least 35 mph, are expected across the affected
area. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. In addition, ensure
all loose outdoor objects remain secure, including patio furniture
and trash cans.