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Lat: 34.79N, Lon: 86.96W
Wx Zone: ALZ005 CWA Used: HUN

Alabama Drought Monitor

The Alabama Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Alabama land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.

Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.

Alabama Drought Monitor

Alabama Hydrologic Information Statement

Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
337 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

...OCCASIONAL HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED OVER NORTHERN ALABAMA AND
SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE THROUGH MUCH OF THIS WEEK WITH POSSIBLE
FLOODING...

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO DEEPEN AND BECOME
ANCHORED OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS THIS WEEK. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW
ALOFT WILL STREAM AMPLE GULF MOISTURE OVER THE AREA WITH PERIODS OF
HEAVY RAIN LIKELY. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE AT ANY TIME
DURING THE NEXT WEEK. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE IN ANY THUNDERSTORMS
THAT DEVELOP.

HEAVY RAIN OVER THE PAST WEEK HAS LEAD TO NEAR SATURATED GROUND
CONDITIONS. THE HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED THIS WEEK WILL QUICKLY BE
ABSORBED AND THEN RUNOFF INTO STREAMS AND RIVERS. THIS MAY LEAD TO
FLOODING OF SMALLER STREAMS AND RIVERS. 

REMAIN ALERT FOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AS FLOOD WATCHES OR
WARNINGS MAY BE ISSUED. 

FOR ADDITIONAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/HUNTSVILLE /ALL LOWER CASE/.

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