Weather Alerts for Mobile Central

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
MOBILE CENTRAL

Areas Affected:
Mobile
Effective: Wed, 2/8 10:20am Updated: Wed, 2/8 8:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 2/10 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Alabama...
Bayou Sara At Saraland affecting Mobile County.
For the Bayou Sara...including Saraland...Minor flooding is forecast.
...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* WHERE...Bayou Sara At Saraland.
* WHEN...Until Friday evening.
* IMPACTS...At 4.0 feet, Flooding of streets begins.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 9:15 AM CST Wednesday the stage was 4.0 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 9:15 AM CST Wednesday was 4.0 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected remain at flood stage
through Friday morning. It is then forecast to gradually fall
to just below flood stage by early Friday afternoon, and
continue falling to 3.7 feet by Monday morning.
- Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
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Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.
The next statement will be issued when updates occur.

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
MOBILE CENTRAL

Areas Affected:
Baldwin Coastal - Mobile Coastal
Effective: Wed, 2/8 12:06pm Updated: Wed, 2/8 8:10pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 2/10 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.
* WHERE...In Alabama, Mobile Coastal and Baldwin Coastal
Counties. In Florida, Escambia Coastal, Santa Rosa Coastal and
Okaloosa Coastal Counties.
* WHEN...Through Friday afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
from shore into deeper water.

Information:
Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.