Flash Flood Watch With Storms Wednesday Evening

posted by iHeartMEDIA Staff - 


There is an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms over the southwest part of inland southeast Mississippi. There is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms generally west of a line from Butler to Mobile in Alabama, including remaining areas in inland southeast Mississippi. There is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms for areas further east generally west of a line from Greenville in Alabama to just east of Pensacola Florida.

There is marginal risk for severe storms generally east of the I-65 corridor including the Florida Panhandle through early afternoon. Damaging winds are possible.


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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Flood Watch

National Weather Service Mobile AL

552 AM CDT Wed May 3 2017


...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI AND

PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA and the western florida panhandle fROM

this evening through thursday afternoon...


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Monroe-Conecuh-Escambia-Escambia Inland-Escambia Coastal-

Santa Rosa Inland-Santa Rosa Coastal-

Including the cities of Homewood, Monroeville, Evergreen, Atmore,

Brewton, Flomaton, Century, Molino, Walnut Hill, Beulah, Ensley,

Fort Pickens, Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, Perdido Bay, Jay,

Milton, Bagdad, Gulf Breeze, and Navarre

552 AM CDT Wed May 3 2017


...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTERNOON...


The National Weather Service in Mobile has expanded the


* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of south central Alabama

  and northwest Florida, including the following areas, in south

  central Alabama, Conecuh, Escambia, and Monroe. In northwest

  Florida, Escambia Coastal, Escambia Inland, Santa Rosa

  Coastal, and Santa Rosa Inland.


* From this evening through Thursday afternoon


* A strong cold front approaching from the west will bring periods

  of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rains from late this

  evening through Thursday afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4

  inches are expected, with locally higher amounts, possibly up to

  6 inches.


* Urban, low lying, and poor drainage areas will be the most

  susceptible to flash flooding. Road closures are possible.


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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Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Mobile Inland-Baldwin Inland-

Mobile Central-Baldwin Central-Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-

Wayne-Perry-Greene-Stone-George-

Including the cities of Butler, Lisman, Silas, Chatom, Millry,

Grove Hill, Jackson, Thomasville, Citronelle, Saraland, Stockton,

Mobile, Prichard, Theodore, Bay Minette, Daphne, Fairhope, Foley,

Spanish Fort, Bayou La Batre, Dauphin Island, Grand Bay,

Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Waynesboro, Beaumont,

New Augusta, Richton, Leakesville, McLain, Wiggins, and Lucedale

552 AM CDT Wed May 3 2017


...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH

THURSDAY AFTERNOON...


The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for


* Portions of southwest Alabama and southeast Mississippi,

  including the following areas, in southwest Alabama, Baldwin

  Central, Baldwin Coastal, Baldwin Inland, Choctaw, Clarke,

  Mobile Central, Mobile Coastal, Mobile Inland, and Washington.

  In southeast Mississippi, George, Greene, Perry, Stone, and

  Wayne.


* From this evening through Thursday afternoon


* A strong cold front approaching from the west will bring periods

  of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rains from late this

  evening through Thursday afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4

  inches are expected, with locally higher amounts, possibly up to

  6 inches.


* Urban, low lying, and poor drainage areas will be the most

  susceptible to flash flooding. Road closures are possible.


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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