Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
435 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014

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435 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...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

IN THE WAKE OF THE MORNING ACTIVITY...ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING. AN
ISOLATED SEVERE STORM WITH DAMAGING WINDS OR HAIL CANNOT BE RULED
OUT...BUT THE THREAT APPEARS TO BE VERY LIMITED.

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 COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH CENTRAL ALABAMA EARLY TUESDAY.
WINDS OF 10 AND 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL OCCUR BOTH AHEAD AND
BEHIND THE FRONT.

TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY MORNING MAY DROP 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
TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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