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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NE Blount Co.

| 2:33 am April 20, 2015

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN BLOUNT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 245 AM CDT

* AT 232 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER
BROOKSVILLE…OR 8 MILES SOUTH OF ARAB…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55
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…
SNEAD…STRAWBERRY…MCLARTY AND BROOKSVILLE.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Cullman County

| 1:55 am April 20, 2015

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Strong to severe thunderstorms with a history of producing wind damage are moving across western Cullman County at this time. They will be approaching I-65 shortly. Be in a safe place as these dangerous storms approach.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON (FOR HUNTSVILLE) HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 245 AM CDT

* AT 154 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR HELICON…OR
7 MILES EAST OF ARLEY…MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…
DODGE CITY AROUND 205 AM CDT.
GOOD HOPE AROUND 210 AM CDT.
CULLMAN AND HANCEVILLE AROUND 215 AM CDT.
HOLLY POND AROUND 225 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
BREMEN…WALTER…LOGAN…WEST POINT…GARDEN CITY…BALDWIN…CRANE
HILL…JONES CHAPEL…PHELAN AND BAILEYTON.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Walker and Winston

| 1:17 am April 20, 2015

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The good news is that the storms are definitely weaker and the warnings will be allowed to expire soon.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN WALKER COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA…
WINSTON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 215 AM CDT

* AT 116 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTH OF LYNN TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF GLEN
ALLEN…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS POSSIBLE. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE

TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
JASPER…CARBON HILL…LYNN…ARLEY…DOUBLE SPRINGS…ADDISON…
KANSAS…NAUVOO…ELDRIDGE…SARDIS…CAMP MCDOWELL…CURRY…
HELICON…BRUSHY LAKE…SMITH LAKE…ASHBANK…INMANFIELD…POPLAR
SPRINGS…FALLS CITY AND CORINTH REC AREA.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Lamar County

| 1:16 am April 20, 2015

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL LAMAR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 145 AM CDT

* AT 114 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR CALEDONIA TO NEAR BLOOMING GROVE…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…MINOR TREE DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
VERNON…SULLIGENT…BEAVERTON…LAMAR COUNTY AIRPORT…BEDFORD…
LAMAR COUNTY PUBLIC LAKE…STAR AND HIGHTOGY.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Alabama

| 1:11 am April 20, 2015

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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 85
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
110 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 85 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

. ALABAMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BLOUNT CHEROKEE COLBERT
CULLMAN DEKALB ETOWAH
FAYETTE FRANKLIN JACKSON
LAUDERDALE LAWRENCE LIMESTONE
MADISON MARION MARSHALL
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Severe Threat Lessens But Continues

| 12:51 am April 20, 2015

Posted 12:49 a.m.

The SPC has issued a new Mesoscale Discussion for Alabama:

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