Flash Flood Watch Issued for Portions of Central Alabama Ahead of Zeta

NWS Birmingham has issued a Flash Flood Watch from 4:00 pm Wednesday to 10:00 am Thursday for Autauga, Bibb, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Etowah, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Marengo, Perry, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, and Tuscaloosa counties in Central Alabama.

2 To 4 inches of rain along with some local amounts are expected to occur from Zeta through Thursday morning across the watch area. Heavy rain may cause flooding in low lying areas. Please use caution when traveling.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to Flash Flooding. Flash Flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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