CANCELED: Flash Flood Watch For Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, & Lawrence Co. Until 10:00 pm Tonight : The Alabama Weather Blog

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…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of northwest Alabama, including the following areas, Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale and Lawrence counties.

* Until 10 PM CDT this evening

* A round of thunderstorms and showers will move southeast across the area early this evening. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches in a short period of time are expected.

* Saturated soils from earlier heavy rainfall earlier today and last night will lead to a favorable situation for flash flooding to develop from this upcoming rainfall.

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.

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2020-07-01 17:57:22

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