The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southwestern Tuscaloosa County in west-central Alabama until 4:45 p.m.

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According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, “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, Coker, Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Bryant Denny Stadium, University Mall, Lake Lurleen State Park, McFarland Mall, Shelton State Community College, Binion Creek Landing, Deerlick Creek Campgrounds, Samantha, Oliver Lock and Dam, Flatwoods, Stillman College, Palmore Park, University Of Alabama Quad and Sexton Bend.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

"Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles."

Also, don’t forget there is a Flash Flood Watch in effect through Sunday evening that the National Weather Service in Birmingham issued. This covers portions of central Alabama, east-central Alabama, northeast Alabama, northwest Alabama and west-central Alabama.

(Source) Click here for more information from the National Weather Service Birmingham.

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