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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Elmore, Lee, Macon and Tallapoosa

| 7:49 am January 11, 2014

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Potentially severe thunderstorms are approaching Notasulga, Franklin and Shorter.

They are currently in the Tallassee area.

They are capable of damaging winds and large hail to the size of quarters.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN ELMORE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
WEST CENTRAL LEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
WESTERN MACON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA…
SOUTH CENTRAL TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 830 AM CST

* AT 746 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
LIBERTY CITY TO TYSONVILLE…AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
NOTASULGA…FRANKLIN…CROSS KEYS…LOACHAPOKA AND UPHAPEE CREEK.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 85 EXIT NUMBERS 22 THROUGH 32…

WINDS OF 60 TO 70 MPH WILL BREAK LARGE TREE LIMBS AND CAUSE SOME
DAMAGE…ESPECIALLY TO SMALLER STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION…MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CST SATURDAY AFTERNOON
FOR SOUTHEASTERN ALABAMA.



Tornado Watch Issued for South Central Alabama

| 7:11 am January 11, 2014

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It is a dubious honor, but the first tornado watch of the year includes Alabama.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 1 IN EFFECT
UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ALABAMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ALABAMA

MONTGOMERY

IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA

CHAMBERS LEE MACON
RUSSELL

IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA

BARBOUR BULLOCK PIKE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…AUBURN…EUFAULA…LANETT…
MONTGOMERY…OPELIKA…PHENIX CITY…TROY…TUSKEGEE…
UNION SPRINGS AND VALLEY.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Elmore County

| 7:07 am January 11, 2014

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Strong thunderstorms are over ELmore County as well at this time. They are capable of producing hail to quarter size or larger and damaging wind gusts. Can’t rule out an isolated tornado as well.

Dewpoints are several degrees higher than expected this morning over South Central Alabama, so the NWS has issued a tornado watch for Barbour, Bullock, Chambers, Lee, Macon, Montgomery, Pike and Russell Counties till 2:00 PM CST.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
ELMORE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 745 AM CST

* AT 704 AM CST…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE
STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM EQUALITY TO
WETUMPKA TO MILLBROOK…AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
WETUMPKA…TALLASSEE…SANTUCK…MARTIN LAKE AT KOWALIGA…BLUE
RIDGE…ECLECTIC…EMERALD MOUNTAIN AND KENT.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBER 179…

WINDS OF 60 TO 70 MPH WILL BREAK LARGE TREE LIMBS AND CAUSE SOME
DAMAGE…ESPECIALLY TO SMALLER STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION…MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.



Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Chambers/Clay/Randolph/Tallapoosa

| 6:56 am January 11, 2014

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Severe thunderstorms have intensified this morning from Goldville and New Site down to Jackson’s Gap. They are approaching Dadeville, Daviston and Wadley and will be in Roanoke shortly. Be in a safe place as these storms approach. They have lots of lightning, small hail and could produce damaging wind gusts. They also could produce a brief spin up tornado as low level helicity (wind shear) is very high in this area.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN CHAMBERS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHEASTERN CLAY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHERN TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 730 AM CST

* AT 650 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GOLDVILLE TO HILLABEE CREEK TO WIND
CREEK STATE PARK…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 70 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DADEVILLE…WEDOWEE…ROANOKE…STROUD…MALONE…SPARKLING
SPRINGS…WADLEY AND CORINTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION…MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.



Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Calhoun and Cleburne Counties

| 5:25 am January 11, 2014

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The NWS in Birmingham has issued a evere thunderstorm warning for parts of Calhoun and Cleburne Counties in East Alabama.

LATE REPORT
at 5:25 nickel sized hail was reported 4 miles north of Anniston.

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The storm just southeast of Weaver and Jacksonville is the most imopressive of the night. The NWS warns that it could produce quarter sized hail (which is the one inch threshold for being a severe thunderstorm and damaging wind gusts.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN CALHOUN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTH CENTRAL CLEBURNE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 545 AM CST

* AT 520 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FORT
MCCLELLAN…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
MARS HILLS…WHITE PLAINS…SWEETWATER LAKE…COLEMAN LAKE AND
CAMPGROUND…LIBERTY HILL…OAK LEVEL AND BORDEN SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION…MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…
CALL 1-800-856-0758 OR TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG ALWX

LAT…LON 3377 8536 3369 8580 3383 8577 3395 8553
3394 8553 3394 8550 3396 8549 3396 8543
3397 8540 3396 8539
TIME…MOT…LOC 1121Z 245DEG 53KT 3376 8571

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MA



Flash Flood Warning : Jefferson/Shelby until 9:30 PM

| 6:32 pm July 10, 2013

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A very strong thunderstorm has dropped tremendous amounts of rain across the metro area. Widespread flash flooding is being reported, especially along Highway 280. Do not drive through flooded roads. This is a very dangerous and life-threatening situation. Some areas received over 2 inches of rain in a very short period of time.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SHELBY COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 628 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED SLOW MOVING
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
RADAR ESTIMATES AS MUCH AS 3 INCHES OF HEAVY RAIN IN THE LAST HOUR
IN PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN JEFFERSON AND SHELY COUNTIES.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
ALABASTER…BESSEMER…CALERA…CHELSEA…COLUMBIANA…HELENA…
HOMEWOOD…HOOVER…IRONDALE…LEEDS…MONTEVALLO…MOUNTAIN
BROOK…PELHAM…VESTAVIA HILLS…WILSONVILLE…ALTON…AMERICAN
VILLAGE…BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK…BLUFF PARK…CAHABA HEIGHTS…
FOWLER LAKE…GREYSTONE…HARPERSVILLE…HIGHLAND LAKES…HOOVER
METROPOLITAN STADIUM…INDIAN SPRINGS VILLAGE…LAKE PURDY…
MAYLENE…MEADOWBROOK AND MOUNT LAUREL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. RAINFALL FROM PERSISTENT RAINBANDS
WILL PRODUCE FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS AND ALONG STREETS. MANY
ROADS WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER AND DRIVING IS NOT RECOMMENDED
DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Parts of South Alabama

| 12:58 pm March 23, 2013

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The SPC has issued severe thunderstorm watch #58 for parts of southern Alabama, southern Mississippi, Northwest Florida and southern Georgia.

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This watch is for the storms coming up from the Gulf ahead of a warm front. Hail will be the main threat in South Central Alabama.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
58 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ALABAMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ALABAMA

DALLAS LOWNDES MONTGOMERY

IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA

BARBOUR BULLOCK PIKE

IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA

MARENGO SUMTER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…DEMOPOLIS…EUFAULA…
FORT DEPOSIT…LINDEN…LIVINGSTON…LOWNDESBORO…MONTGOMERY…
SELMA…TROY…UNION SPRINGS AND YORK.

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WWWW

Flash Flood Warning : Lamar County until 8:30 AM

| 5:35 am March 23, 2013

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
LAMAR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 830 AM CDT

* AT 533 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED SLOW MOVING
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
MILLPORT…SULLIGENT…VERNON…BEAVERTON…BEDFORD…BLOOMING
GROVE…CREWS…DETROIT…KENNEDY AND LAMAR COUNTY AIRPORT.