Alabamians should get ready for a very wet weekend. According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, the “high rain chances will persist through the weekend and into Monday with storm total rainfall amounts from 2-4 inches across portions of the northwest third of the state.”

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This brings concerns of isolated flash flooding due to the persistent heavy rainfall. As cliché as it sounds, be sure you “turn around – don’t drown.” Flash floods pose a significant danger due to their combination of the power of a flood at a remarkably fast pace. This can happen in a short time span; we are talking mere minutes.

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West Alabama County-by-County Weekend Rain Chance Guide

These are current predictions for the chance of rain from the National Weather Service in Birmingham. As weather conditions change, this could impact the chance of rain.

Bibb

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Fayette

Saturday: The chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Greene

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Hale

Saturday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3 pm. The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Lamar

Saturday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3 pm. The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Perry

Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 9 am, then a chance of showers after noon. The chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Pickens

Saturday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3 pm. The chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sumter

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Tuscaloosa

Saturday: Showers likely mainly after 3 pm. The chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Walker

Saturday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3 pm. The chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

Sunday: The chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: The chance of precipitation is 100%.

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