De Kalb Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:33 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama...

* until 1230 PM CST.

* At 833 am CST, automated rain gauges indicated that big Wills
Creek along Highway 35 in Fort Payne has now risen above flood
stage. Although only occasional light to moderate rain showers are
expected in the region this morning, Doppler radar estimates
suggest that between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen in the
basin over the last couple of days, with much of this
precipitation being converted into runoff.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Fort Payne, Rainsville, Henagar, Crossville, Sylvania, Fyffe,
Geraldine, Ider, Valley Head and Hammondville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3421 8588 3420 8610 3438 8610 3440 8598
      3451 8582 3480 8557 3459 8553


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:35 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through early Saturday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through early Saturday

* periods of showers and a few thunderstorms are expected late
tonight through early Saturday morning. This will result in
excessive rain and a high risk of flash flooding. Total rainfall
amounts of 2 to 3 inches are likely, with locally higher amounts
of 3 to 5 inches.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood
prone area.

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 continue to monitor forecasts and be prepared to take
action should flash flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:35 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through early Saturday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through early Saturday

* periods of showers and a few thunderstorms are expected late
tonight through early Saturday morning. This will result in
excessive rain and a high risk of flash flooding. Total rainfall
amounts of 2 to 3 inches are likely, with locally higher amounts
of 3 to 5 inches.

* Residents should make preparations now if they live in a flood
prone area.

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 continue to monitor forecasts and be prepared to take
action should flash flood warnings be issued.