Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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Flash Flood Watch For Much Of Central Has Been Extended Until 7PM Friday

Flash Flood Watch For Much Of Central Has Been Extended Until 7PM Friday

| June 22, 2017 @ 5:47 pm

Moderate to heavy rains will relax across the area tonight, but will quickly redevelop Friday. Tropical system Cindy has already dumped 2 to 4 inches of rain with locally higher amounts up to 6 inches. An additional 2 inches of rain or so is possible Friday into Saturday.

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A Quick Radar Check at 4:30PM

A Quick Radar Check at 4:30PM

| June 22, 2017 @ 4:42 pm

Most of the showers associated with the outer feeder bands have now progressed over into the eastern half of the state at this time. The strongest cells at the moment are located in Tallapoosa, Chambers, and Randolph counties, with another strong cell that is showing signs of a little rotation in Lowndes County in currently over the White Hall community.

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Flood Warnings For Parts of Walker, Jefferson, Blount, Shelby, Bibb, Tuscaloosa, St. Clair, & Talladega Until 7:00PM

Flood Warnings For Parts of Walker, Jefferson, Blount, Shelby, Bibb, Tuscaloosa, St. Clair, & Talladega Until 7:00PM

| June 22, 2017 @ 4:01 pm

At 357 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated rainfall of 2 to 4 inches the past 24 hours. Locally higher amounts have been reported. Any additional rain will cause ponding of water on roadways, small creek flooding and urban flooding. Runoff will last for several more hours.

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Tornado Warning Cancelled For Tallapoosa County

Tornado Warning Cancelled For Tallapoosa County

| June 22, 2017 @ 3:40 pm

The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado. Therefore the warning has been cancelled.

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Tornado Warning For Parts Of Tallapoosa And Clay Until 3:45PM

Tornado Warning For Parts Of Tallapoosa And Clay Until 3:45PM

| June 22, 2017 @ 2:59 pm

At 256 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Hillabee Creek, or near Alexander City, moving northeast at 35 mph.

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