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Heavy Rain Totals For The Last 48 Hours And Reported Flood Stages Via The National Weather Service

December 26, 2015

HUNTSVILLE-The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Tennessee Valley: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR… MADISON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA… NORTHERN COLBERT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA… JACKSON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ALABAMA… LIMESTONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA… NORTHEASTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA… […]


Use Caution While Driving… Rainfall Breaks Records

December 25, 2015

HUNTSVILLE-From The National Weather Service in Huntsville : 4:30pm Climate: Record Rainfall of 4.55″ was set @ HSV today. Old Record: 3.27″ in 73′ & it’s still raining! MSL received 2.46″ (as of 430pm climate time) and no was record broken as the record is 3.50″ set in 1914. [6 PM 12/25] County officials across much […]


Governor Bentley Issues a State of Emergency for Flooding from Excessive Rains

December 25, 2015

MONTGOMERY-Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced he has issued a State of Emergency for all Alabama counties for flooding as a result of the excessive rain that has fallen over the past couple of days and continues to fall. “Many parts of Alabama have experienced excessive rainfall and flooding is a major concern,” Governor Robert […]


Christmas Day Flooding…Travel With Care

December 25, 2015

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE… TURN AROUND… DONT DROWN.   TENNESSEE […]


Due To Possible Severe Weather For December 23

December 23, 2015

TENNESSEE VALLEY-Due to the chance of severe weather some schools and businesses are closing today, December 23. Here is a list of closing for December 23, 2015: Huntsville IcePlex is closing at noon University of Alabama Huntsville is closing  at noon University of Alabama Tuscaloosa is at noon Jackson County Courthouse will be closing at 2:30 pm Lauderdale DHR office […]


Storm Shelters In The Tennessee Valley And Storm Safety Tips

December 22, 2015

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY-With the great possibility  for serious storms….here is a list of storm shelters in the area.  Stay safe and pay attention to any storm alerts that might be issued tomorrow. Storm Safety Tips: Before a Storm: Remember the 30/30 Lightning Safety Rule: Look for lightning and go indoors if you cannot count to 30 […]


Severe Weather Outlook For Wednesday, December 23

December 22, 2015

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY-Severe weather concerns are growing for the Tennessee Valley region tomorrow.  Here is the latest from the afternoon weather briefing. We live in Alabama so the weather can change quickly so stay weather aware. Latest weather alert from The US National Weather Service:   “LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN- MARSHALL-JACKSON-DEKALB-CULLMAN-MOORE-LINCOLN-FRANKLIN TN- 1211 PM CST TUE DEC 22 2015 […]


Possible Severe Weather For Wednesday, December 23

December 21, 2015

THE TENNESSEE VALLEY-There is a potential for severe weather on Wednesday, December 23 for The Tennessee Valley. Strong possibly damaging winds ~60mph and large hail are possible, with a lesser chance for a tornado. There is still some uncertainty with Wednesday’s forecast. We will update the forecast as we get more information from the National […]


PartCycle Of Florence Takes $25,000 Prize At Lauchpad Competition In Huntsville

December 12, 2015

FLORENCE-Thursday, December 10 Alabama Launchpad held their Startup Competition in Huntsville and a Florence Company took a $25,000 prize.  This is the first team from the Shoals Area to win a competition at the Alabama Launchpad. PartCycle a startup company owned by Andy Alonso and Brandon Gillis who, won a local competition at UNA in 2014 […]


Annual Lincoln Bridgeforth Park tree-lighting ceremony …. Santa Was There …. The Kids Took Center Stage

December 9, 2015

ATHENS-The annual Lincoln Bridgeforth-Park tree-lighting ceremony and community Christmas party took place last night, December 8. The temps were chilly and more than 200 children dressed for the Christmas weather, enjoyed steaming cups of hot chocolate and watched as the mayor, firefighters and police officers celebrated Christmas with them by lighting the Christmas tree and of course…Santa […]


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