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Calhoun County EMA
Saturday October 7th, 2017 :: 12:24 p.m. CDT
Alert

Tropical Storm Warning now in effect until further notice for Calhoun County.

Calhoun-
1206 PM CDT Sat Oct 7 2017

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

A Tropical Storm Warning means Tropical storm wind conditions are
expected somewhere within this area and within the next 36 hours

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
- Anniston

* WIND
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind
- Peak Wind Forecast: 30-40 mph with gusts to 55 mph
- Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Sunday morning until
Sunday afternoon

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
- The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph.
- To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited wind
impacts. Remaining efforts to secure properties should now
be brought to completion.
- Hazardous wind is possible. Failure to adequately shelter
may result in serious injury. Move to safe shelter before
the wind becomes hazardous.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited

* FLOODING RAIN
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
- Peak Rainfall Amounts: 3-5 inches, with locally higher
amounts

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated
- The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
the previous assessment.
- Emergency plans should include a reasonable threat for
minor flooding where peak rainfall totals are near amounts
conducive for localized flash flooding and rapid inundation.
- To be safe, prepare for the potential of limited flooding
rain impacts.
- Localized flooding is possible. If flood related watches
and warnings are issued, heed recommended actions.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited

* TORNADO
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

- CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None
- The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- Emergency plans need not include a threat for tornadoes.
Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still
occur.
- Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical
tornadoes.
- Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
- http://ready.gov/hurricanes

Instructions:

Please stay weather aware

Address/Location
Calhoun County EMA
507 Francis St W
Jacksonville, AL 36265

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 256-435-0540

Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Unknown - Urgency not known
Certainty:
Unknown
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
NWS Rebroadcast

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