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Tropical Depression Nate Local Statement Advisory Number 17
National Weather Service Birmingham AL  AL162017
1022 AM CDT Sun Oct 8 2017

This product covers Central Alabama
**Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings Cancelled** 


NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - The Tropical Storm Watch has been cancelled for Bullock, 
      Fayette, Lamar, Macon, Marion, Pike, Randolph, Tallapoosa, and 
      Winston
    - The Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for Autauga, 
      Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, 
      Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Etowah, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, 
      Lowndes, Marengo, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, St. 
      Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, and Walker

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - None

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - About 40 miles southwest of Birmingham AL or about 80 miles 
      northwest of Montgomery AL
    - 33.1N 87.3W
    - Storm Intensity 35 mph
    - Movement North-northeast or 30 degrees at 24 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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Tropical Systems Nate has been downgraded to a Tropical Depression.
Therefore, all Tropical Storm Warnings and Tropical Storm Watches have
been cancelled.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* WIND:
Windy conditions are still possible and a Wind Advisory is now in
effect. 


* FLOODING RAIN:
Localized flooding remains possible and a Flash Flood Watch is in
effect. 


* TORNADOES:
A small tornado threat remains for the east half of Central Alabama.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org

NEXT UPDATE
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As it pertains to this event...this will be the last local statement 
issued by the National Weather Service in Birmingham AL regarding the 
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.

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