Contact Us

Flood Warning in Effect Until 3:00 This Afternoon

NWS Birmingham

Heavy rainfall has prompted the National Weather Service in Birmingham to extend a Flood Warning for much of our listening area until 3:00 this afternoon. The following is the latest Flood Warning from the NWS:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS EXTENDED THE FLOOD WARNING FOR…

FAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

NORTHERN BIBB COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

SHELBY COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

WALKER COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

 * UNTIL 300 PM CDT

 * AT 1125 AM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. SEVERAL CREEKS AND STREAMS REMAIN OUT OF THEIR BANKS AND WERE PRODUCING FLOODING. SEVERAL ROADWAYS REMAIN IMPASSABLE.

*SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…ALABASTER… ALICEVILLE…BESSEMER…BIRMINGHAM…CALERA…CARBON HILL… CARROLLTON…CHELSEA…COLUMBIANA…CORDOVA…DORA…FAIRFIELD… FAYETTE…FULTONDALE…GARDENDALE…GORDO…HELENA…HOLT…HOMEWOOD…HOOVER…HUEYTOWN…IRONDALE…JASPER…MONTEVALLO…MOUNTAIN BROOK…NORTHPORT…PELHAM…PICKENSVILLE…REFORM AND SUMITON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. RAINFALL FROM PERSISTENT RAIN BANDS WILL PRODUCE FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS AND ALONG STREETS. MANY ROADS WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER AND DRIVING IS NOT RECOMMENDED DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.

 DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY.

Check Out Our Severe Weather Driving Tips Here

Best of 95.3 The Bear

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://953thebear.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Bear VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Bear VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.