UPDATE: Flash Flood Watch Extended Through Monday Evening

The Weather Authority

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued the following:

…SIGNIFICANT THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY…

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM MONDAY EVENING…

  • WHAT…Flash Flood Watch
  • WHERE…Colbert, Dekalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, & Morgan counties in Alabama. In southern Middle Tennessee, Franklin, Lincoln, & Moore counties.
  • WHEN…Through 7 pm Monday evening
  • IMPACTS…Significant threat for flash flooding is expected to materialize through Monday evening as widespread showers and thunderstorms will generate multiple rounds of heavy rainfall across the watch area. Widespread 3-5″ inches of rain is forecast with localized higher amounts possible. Efficient rainfall rates will exceed 2 inches/hr. Runoff will also lead to rises on area rivers, creeks, and streams.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…This a potential dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued the following:

…FLASH FLOOD NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM MONDAY EVENING…

  • WHAT…Flash Flood Watch
  • WHERE…Giles, Lawrence, & Wayne counties in Southern Middle Tennessee
  • WHEN…Through 7 pm Monday evening
  • IMPACTS…Numerous showers and thunderstorms with moderate to heavy rainfall are expected again today, with a break in the rain tonight before more rain falls on Monday. Additional rainfall amounts of 1-3″ with localized amounts of 4-6″ are anticipated, which may lead to flash flooding.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warning be issued.

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