NWS issues flood watch for region

Published 8:26 am Monday, May 22, 2017

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flood Watch for the south central Alabama area.

Flash flooding is possible across the area from Monday afternoon through Tuesday.

Counties under a flood watch include Marengo, Sumter, Greene, Hale, Perry, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Dallas, Autauga, Lowndes, Elmore, Montgomery, Macon, Bullock, Lee, Russell, Pike, and Barbour.

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A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Residents are encouraged to monitor forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.