The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a FLOOD ADVISORY for Tuscaloosa County, including several local municipalities. The advisory will remain in effect until 12:45 p.m. Friday.

The text of the advisory is as follows:

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama...

* Until 1245 PM CDT.

* At 946 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Tuscaloosa, Northport, Holt, Brookwood, Coaling, Vance, Coker,
  Bryant Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, University Mall,
  Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, McFarland Mall, Deerlick Creek
  Campgrounds, Shelton State Community College, Lake Lurleen State
  Park, Binion Creek Landing, Samantha, Lake Wildwood, Mercedes Benz
  Of Alabama and Abernant.


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

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