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Flash Flood Emergency for Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia, Alabama

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
521 PM CDT MON SEP 17 2012

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LAUDERDALE AL-COLBERT AL-
521 PM CDT MON SEP 17 2012

…THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM CDT FOR
LAUDERDALE AND COLBERT COUNTIES…

…THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR TUSCUMBIA AND MUSCLE
SHOALS…

AT 515 PM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND TRAINED SPOTTERS
REPORT SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF COLBERT
AND LAUDERDALE COUNTIES. SPECIFICALLY…AREAS IN AND AROUND
WOODWARD AVENUE IN MUSCLE SHOALS WERE EXPERIENCING MAJOR FLOODING
WITH SEVERAL FEET OF WATER INTO SOME BUSINESSES.

RAINFALL REPORTS INDICATE 4 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN
ACROSS THE AREA. ALTHOUGH RAINFALL HAS BECOME LIGHTER IN INTENSITY
SINCE 400 PM…ADDITIONAL RAINFALL THROUGH EARLY EVENING WILL
EXACERBATE THE ONGOING FLOODING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
FLORENCE…MUSCLE SHOALS…SHEFFIELD…TUSCUMBIA…UNDERWOOD-
PETERSVILLE…CHEROKEE…ROGERSVILLE…KILLEN…LITTLEVILLE…
LEIGHTON…LEXINGTON…ANDERSON…SAINT FLORIAN AND WATERLOO.

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