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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Walker/Jefferson

| 7:59 pm August 10, 2015

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A new warning for Walker and northwestern Jefferson Counties.

It includes the northwestern part of the Birmingham Metro from Fultondale to Pleasant Grove and Concord.

Storms are lined up from Oakman to Parish, Cordova, Dora and Sumiton. They are pushing southeast.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHEASTERN WALKER COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 756 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER ROCKY
HOLLOW…OR OVER DORA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SUMITON…CORDOVA…DORA…PLEASANT GROVE…TARRANT…
ADAMSVILLE…GRAYSVILLE…SYLVAN SPRINGS…BROOKSIDE…PARRISH…
MULGA…OAKMAN…MAYTOWN…WEST JEFFERSON…CARDIFF…
MINOR AND GORGAS.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Northern Jefferson, SW Blount, Eastern Walker

| 7:09 pm August 10, 2015

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTH CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHWESTERN BLOUNT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…
EASTERN WALKER COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 706 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SIPSEY…OR
9 MILES NORTH OF SUMITON…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GARDENDALE…WARRIOR…KIMBERLY…MORRIS…TRAFFORD…HAYDEN…
SIPSEY…NECTAR…COUNTY LINE…BANGOR…BLOUNT SPRINGS…
ARKADELPHIA…PARTRIDGE CROSSROADS…MOUNT OLIVE…RICKWOOD
CAVERNS…EMPIRE AND SMOKE RISE.

Watch Canceled

| 2:29 pm August 7, 2015

Here is a look at the current radar.

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The storms have weakened substantially.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH 477 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ALABAMA THIS CANCELS 2 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ALABAMA

DALLAS

IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA

MARENGO

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…DEMOPOLIS…LINDEN AND SELMA.

And Then There Were Just Two Counties Left

| 2:03 pm August 7, 2015

The NWS continues the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Dallas and Marengo Counties.

The Watch has been discontinued for Bibb, Greene, Hale, Perry, Pickens, Sumter and Tuscaloosa Counties.

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The storms now extend from north of Thomaston to Camden to near Pine Apple. They will be affecting the Greenville area soon.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Marengo County

| 1:17 pm August 7, 2015

The severe thunderstorm over Sumter County will be moving into Marengo County shortly and a warning has been posted for Marengo.

The warning continues for parts of Sumter County.

The dangerous storm is located from Demopolis to near Bellamy along US-80. It is pushing southeast at 30-35 mph.

Damaging winds are the main threat. Be in a safe place as the storms approach.

And remember, when thunder roars, go indoors.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN MARENGO COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 215 PM CDT

* AT 111 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR DUG HILL…
OR NEAR DEMOPOLIS…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DEMOPOLIS…LINDEN…UNIONTOWN…JEFFERSON…MYRTLEWOOD…
FAUNSDALE…DAYTON…PIN HOOK…CHICKASAW STATE PARK…
PROVIDENCE…OLD SPRING HILL…U.S. 80 AND AL 28…DEMOPOLIS
MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM.

Some Counties Cleared from Watch

| 1:03 pm August 7, 2015

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The upper level disturbance that is triggering the storms over western Alabama is centered near Columbus MS early this afternoon. The storms have stayed further to the south, prompting the severe thunderstorm warning for Sumter County. Further north, the storms weakened before they moved into Alabama and have not regenerated.

The severe weather trheat has ended for Fayette, Lamar and Marion Counties.

The severe thunderstorm watch continues until 5 p.m. for Bibb, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter and Tuscaloosa Counties.