Flash flood watch issued for Escambia County

Published 11:08 am Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Rain is in the forecast through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

The NWS Mobile office said on its Facebook page Tuesday that a multi-day heavy rainfall event will unfold through the end of the week.

Escambia County EMA Director David Adams said Tuesday morning that NWS has issued a flash flood watch for southwest Alabama, including the county, for this evening through Friday morning.

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A significant weather system is moving into our area from the west and will impact our area through this time,” Adams said.

Additionally, there’s also a risk of severe storms through the period.