Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1110 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

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1110 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL ALABAMA
THROUGH TONIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO WEST ALABAMA LATE TONIGHT. THE
AIR MASS WILL BE UNSTABLE ENOUGH FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF SEVERE
STORMS TONIGHT ACROSS THE EXTREME SOUTHERN COUNTIES...MAINLY ALONG
AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM DEMOPOLIS...TO MONTGOMERY...TO PHENIX CITY.
THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE DAMAGING STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS.

FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON A FEW SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA RIVERS.
PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST RIVER FLOOD STATEMENTS FOR SPECIFIC
STAGE DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ON
TUESDAY...WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY MORNING MAY DROP TO NEAR FREEZING FOR
AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR.
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT TENDER VEGETATION MAY BECOME NECESSARY.

FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ON A FEW CENTRAL ALABAMA RIVERS...PERHAPS
UNTIL THURSDAY...ESPECIALLY ON THE LOWER TOMBIGBEE...LOWER BLACK
WARRIOR...AND LOWER CAHABA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ON MONDAY AND
TUESDAY COULD PROLONG AREAS OF RIVER FLOODING. PLEASE REFER TO THE
LATEST RIVER FLOOD STATEMENTS FOR SPECIFIC DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE NEEDED
TONIGHT.

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