The National Weather Service in Birmingham issued a “Flood Watch” until Saturday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m. Alabamians should know that “flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.”

Turn Around! Don’t Drown! This is advice you should remember when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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Townsquare Media Coverage Area Under the Flood Watch











Potential Impacts

Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Flooding may occur in areas with poor drainage and urban areas.

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All Alabama Counties Under the Flood Watch

Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Marion, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker and Winston.

Actions You Should Take

According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, “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.

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