Tropical Storm Cindy to Bring Heavy Rainfall, Isolated Tornadoes to West Alabama
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flash Flood Watch in advance of Tropical Storm Cindy's making landfall.
The Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 10 a.m. today (Wednesday, June 21) through tomorrow (Thursday, June 22) evening. Here's more from the Weather Service:
Moderate to heavy rains will continue to stream in from the south as the northern bands of Tropical Storm Cindy moves northwest. Rainfall of 2 to 5 inches is possible with locally near 6 inches in the southwest. This will be a prolonged heavy rain event and flooding could persist for some time. Flash flood warnings as well as areal flood warnings may be issued as the rain begins to pile up.
Along with rain, there is also a risk for isolated tornadoes. Southwest Alabama is under a marginal risk after 8 p.m. tonight.
West Alabama is under a marginal risk for isolated tornadoes tomorrow. Take a look at the graphic below from the National Weather Service for more.
We'll keep you updated on the latest from Tropical Storm Cindy as the situation continues to develop.