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Calhoun County EMA
Monday November 12th, 2018 :: 04:51 p.m. CST

Advisory

NWS has placed northeast Calhoun County under an Areal Flood Advisory until 06:30 p.m.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
CALHOUN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
CHAMBERS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
CLEBURNE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...
CLAY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 630 PM CST.

* AT 433 PM CST, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN THAT
WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. THE RAIN INTENSITY AND COVERAGE SHOULD
INCREASE AGAIN THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. RAIN AMOUNTS SINCE
LAST NIGHT ARE GENERALLY 2 TO 3 INCHES. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ANNISTON, OXFORD, ALEXANDER CITY, JACKSONVILLE, VALLEY, LANETT,
ROANOKE, PIEDMONT, HEFLIN, DADEVILLE, LINEVILLE, ASHLAND, CAMP
HILL, WEDOWEE, COBB TOWN, FORT MCCLELLAN, SAKS, WEST END-COBB TOWN,
STROUD AND LAKE WEDOWEE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED, OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

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

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

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