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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:21 AM CDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern DeKalb County in northeastern Alabama...

* until 515 am CDT

* at 213 am CDT, runoff from recent heavy rainfall has caused the
level of big Wills Creek to rise above its flood stage of 11 feet.
The level in the creek could rise another one to two feet, before
subsiding. Upwards of 2 to 3 inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Fort Payne, Valley Head, Hammondville, Mentone, Pine Ridge, Lebanon
and Collbran.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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