Flash Flood Warning Issued for West Central Sumter County
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flash Flood Warning in effect until 3 p.m. for west central Sumter County.
The full text of the warning is below:
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... West Central Sumter County in west central Alabama... * Until 300 PM CDT. * At 1158 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Doppler radar. IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Livingston, York, Epes, Emelle, The University Of West Alabama, Boyd and Sumterville. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.