Weather for Athens, Alabama
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 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.
000 FGUS74 KHUN 010217 ESFHUN ALC033-043-049-059-071-077-079-083-089-095-103-TNC051-103-127-011000- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL 917 PM CDT SAT OCT 31 2015 ...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN MAY BE POSSIBLE OVER THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY WITH LOCALIZED FLOODING POSSIBLE... A SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM MAY PRODUCE A HEAVY RAIN EVENT THROUGH MONDAY. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD RANGE FROM 2 TO 3 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN PARTS OF THE AREA. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER LOCATIONS WITH ANY THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT. MINOR FLOODING OF CREEKS AND RIVERS IS POSSIBLE IN AREAS WITH THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL...ESPECIALLY WITH THE RAIN THAT IS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY. STAY ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS. KNOW WHAT TO DO IF A WARNING IS ISSUED AND YOU LIVE NEAR A CREEK OR RIVER. FOR ADDITIONAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/HUNTSVILLE /ALL LOWER CASE/. $$