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Calhoun County EMA
Wednesday December 26th, 2018 :: 02:11 p.m. CST

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch from 12/27/2018 12:00 PM to 12/28/2018 6:00 PM CST for Calhoun County

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA, EAST
CENTRAL ALABAMA, NORTHEAST ALABAMA, NORTHWEST ALABAMA, AND
WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN
CENTRAL ALABAMA, AUTAUGA, BIBB, BLOUNT, CHILTON, COOSA,
DALLAS, ELMORE, JEFFERSON, LOWNDES, MONTGOMERY, PERRY, SHELBY,
ST. CLAIR, TALLADEGA, AND WALKER. IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA,
CALHOUN, CHAMBERS, CLAY, CLEBURNE, LEE, MACON, RANDOLPH, AND
TALLAPOOSA. IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA, CHEROKEE AND ETOWAH. IN
NORTHWEST ALABAMA, MARION AND WINSTON. IN WEST CENTRAL
ALABAMA, FAYETTE, GREENE, HALE, LAMAR, MARENGO, PICKENS,
SUMTER, AND TUSCALOOSA.

* FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

* A WEATHER SYSTEM AFFECTING CENTRAL ALABAMA THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY IS FORECAST TO RESULT IN ROUGHLY 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL. THE RAIN COULD BE HEAVY THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE SATURATED SOIL. LOCALIZED FLOODING COULD OCCUR, ESPECIALLY IN URBAN, LOW-LYING, AND POOR- DRAINAGE AREAS. IF YOU ENCOUNTER FLOODED ROADS WHEN DRIVING,TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.

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 ACTIONSHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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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