River Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
818 AM CDT Sat Jun 11 2022

...River Statement For The Cahaba River...


The Cahaba River at Marion Junction.
* At 8:00 AM CDT Saturday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Action stage is 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 36.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 18.6 feet
  this afternoon.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Flooding around Oakmulgee Creek begins and
  cattle need to be moved to higher ground. Overflow of pasture
  lands increases at stages above 20 feet.


Another statement will be issued by Sunday morning, or sooner if
conditions warrant.

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 during the next
48 hours.  If more rainfall than is currently forecast occurs it may
become necessary to revise these forecasts upward.


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