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Tallapoosa River Flood Warning

Significant flooding is occurring along the Tallapoosa River this morning near Wadley. See the latest statement from the NWS below.

Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
718 AM CDT Wed May 5 2021

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Alabama...

  Tallapoosa River At Wadley affecting Chambers, Randolph and
  Tallapoosa Counties.

.Flooding continues on the Tallapoosa River Basin and a flood
warning remains in effect.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

Another statement will be issued by this evening, or sooner if
conditions warrant.

&&


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718 AM CDT Wed May 5 2021

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Tallapoosa River At Wadley.
* Until late tonight.
* At 6:00 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 13 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 20.1 feet
  late this morning. It will then fall below flood stage this
  evening.
* Impact...At 20 feet, Some flooding occurs in lower lying areas
  around Wadley. Between 22 and 25 feet the bridge over Beaverdam
  Creek floods.

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