River Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
617 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...River Statement For The Tallapoosa River...

Heavy rainfall during the past couple days is producing rises on the
Tallapoosa River.  However...levels are expected to
remain below established flood stages...and any overflow along the
river should be of a minor nature.

The Tallapoosa River At Milstead.
 Latest Stage:     15.3 Feet AT 5 AM Sunday.
 Caution Stage:    15.0 Feet.
 Flood Stage:      40.0 Feet.
 Forecast:         Crest near 16.2 feet this afternoon
                   and then begin to fall.

* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Overflow of pasture lands occurs. Cattle may
  need to be moved if higher stages are forecast.


Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or your local media for later
statements concerning this event.

It is emphasized that these forecasts are based on rainfall that has
already occurred and on additional rainfall expected today and
tonight.  If more rainfall than is currently forecast occurs it may
become necessary to revise these forecasts upward.

Another statement will be issued later this morning...or sooner if
conditions warrant.

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For detailed WEB information concerning river stages and forecasts
for Central Alabama...go to:

         http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=bmx

For precipitation analysis...go to:

         www.srh.noaa.gov/serfc/qpfvsmap.shtml

For forecast precipitation...go to:

         www.srh.noaa.gov/serfc/?n=qpfpage

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