Birmingham Area Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Marion
  • Lamar
  • Fayette
  • Winston
  • Walker
  • Blount
  • Pickens
  • Tuscaloosa
  • Jefferson
  • Shelby
  • St. Clair
  • Talladega
  • Greene
  • Hale
  • Bibb
  • Chilton
  • Coosa

Flash Flood Watch In Effect From Noon Cst Today Through Late
Sunday Night
The National Weather Service In Birmingham Has Issued A
- Flash Flood Watch For Portions Of Central Alabama Northwest
Alabama And West Central Alabama Including The Following
Areas In Central Alabama Autauga Bibb Blount
Chilton Coosa Dallas Elmore Jefferson Perry
Shelby St. Clair Talladega And Walker. In Northwest
Alabama Marion And Winston. In West Central Alabama
Fayette Greene Hale Lamar Marengo Pickens Sumter
And Tuscaloosa.
- From Noon Cst Today Through Early Monday Morning
- Average Basin Average Rainfall Amounts Of 2 To 3 Inches Are
Expected Today Through Early Monday Morning. Localized Higher
Amounts Of Over 4 Inches Cannot Be Ruled Out From Showers And
Isolated Thunderstorms Moving Repeatedly Over The Same
Areas And May Cause Flash Flooding. Urban Areas Will Be
Especially Prone To Ponding Of Water And Flooding Issues. Due To
Heavy Rainfall That Fell On December 23rd Already Saturated
Ground Conditions Will Contribute To A Higher Threat Of Flash
Flooding.

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.

Flash Flood Watch

The following area is affected:

  • Cullman

Flash Flood Watch In Effect From This Evening Through Sunday
Evening
The National Weather Service In Huntsville Has Issued A
- Flash Flood Watch For Portions Of North Central Alabama And
Northwest Alabama Including The Following Areas In North
Central Alabama Cullman And Morgan. In Northwest Alabama
Colbert Franklin Al Lauderdale And Lawrence.
- From This Evening Through Sunday Evening
- Multiple Rounds Of Heavy Rainfall Are Possible Starting This
Evening As A Cold Front Gradually Approaches From The West. Total
Rainfall Amounts Around 2 To 3 Inches With Locally Higher
Amounts Are Expected Through Sunday Night As The Cold Front
Settles Into The Area.
- Rivers Streams And Low Lying Areas Will Be Especially Susceptible
To Flash Flooding Tonight And Into Sunday. Multiple Upper Waves
Moving Across The Region In Addition To The Cold Front Will
Further Prolong The Threat Of Heavy Rainfall And Flash Flooding
Into Sunday Night.
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.