Portions of the Black Warrior River are experiencing flooding issues following a week of rainfall and wintry precipitation.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Flood Warning for the Black Warrior River at Selden Lock and Dam. The warning is as follows:

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Black Warrior River At Selden Lock and Dam affecting Greene,
  Marengo and Hale Counties.

.Flooding continues on the Black Warrior River and a flood warning
remains in effect.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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

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...The Flood Warning is now in effect until Monday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Black Warrior River At Selden Lock and Dam.
* From Friday morning to Monday afternoon.
* At 8:15 PM CST Thursday the stage was 87.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 90.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage
  tomorrow morning to a crest of 92.9 feet early Sunday morning. It
  will then fall below flood stage early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 90.0 feet, Pasture and wood lands begin to flood.
  Livestock should be moved to higher ground at stages above 90 feet.

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