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Flood Warning
Issued: 3:11 AM CST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for the Paint Rock river near Woodville
until Friday evening.

* At 3 am Tuesday the stage was 14.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early this morning and crest
near 16.5 feet by early Thursday afternoon. The river will fall
below flood stage by late Friday afternoon.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... flood waters affect mostly bottomland along
the river... including low lying farm and pasturelands.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 16.3 feet
on Dec 11 2018.



River flood observed 12am 6am 12pm 6pm crest
location stage stg day time Wed Wed Wed Wed stg day time

Paint Rock river
Woodville 15.0 14.8 Tue 3 am 14.6 15.1 15.3 15.2 16.5 Thu 12 PM


Lat... Lon 3491 8628 3489 8606 3442 8637 3450 8653





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:40 AM CST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect from Wednesday morning through
Friday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, including
the following areas, in Alabama, Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson,
Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan. In southern middle
Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln, and Moore.

* From 7 am Wednesday through 6 PM Friday

* periods of moderate to heavy rain showers will begin to cause
flooding problems on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will occur
Wednesday into Wednesday evening. Additional heavy showers and a
few thunderstorms are expected Thursday night through Saturday
night. Additional rain totals of 4 to 5 inches are expected
through Saturday night, with locally higher amounts possible.
Surface soil conditions are saturated and much of this rainfall
will occur as runoff. Many of the local rivers and streams are
expected to go into flood as a result.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood
prone area. This Flood Watch may need to be extended into the
weekend.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:40 AM CST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect from Wednesday morning through
Friday afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Alabama and southern middle Tennessee, including
the following areas, in Alabama, Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson,
Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan. In southern middle
Tennessee, Franklin TN, Lincoln, and Moore.

* From 7 am Wednesday through 6 PM Friday

* periods of moderate to heavy rain showers will begin to cause
flooding problems on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will occur
Wednesday into Wednesday evening. Additional heavy showers and a
few thunderstorms are expected Thursday night through Saturday
night. Additional rain totals of 4 to 5 inches are expected
through Saturday night, with locally higher amounts possible.
Surface soil conditions are saturated and much of this rainfall
will occur as runoff. Many of the local rivers and streams are
expected to go into flood as a result.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood
prone area. This Flood Watch may need to be extended into the
weekend.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.