The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a FLASH FLOOD WARNING for Tuscaloosa County. The warning will remain in effect until 12:45 p.m. Friday.

The text of the warning is as follows:

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Southwestern Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama...

* Until 1245 PM CDT.

* At 1047 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or
  expected to begin shortly.

  HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

  SOURCE...Radar.

  IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
           areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
           other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
  Tuscaloosa, Northport, Holt, Brookwood, Coaling, Coker, Tuscaloosa
  Amphitheater, Bryant Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa Regional Airport,
  University Mall, McFarland Mall, Shelton State Community College,
  Lake Lurleen State Park, Deerlick Creek Campgrounds, Binion Creek
  Landing, Samantha, Lake Wildwood, Oliver Lock And Dam, Stillman
  College and University Of Alabama Quad.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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