…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.
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.
Category: Alabama’s Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather
About the Author (Author Profile)Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.
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