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Central Alabama 7 Day Forecast

Category: Severe Weather

Tornado Warning for Marion County

| 4:44 pm October 13, 2014

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A funnel cloud has been reported near Bexar.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 515 PM CDT

Here is the reflectivity display on the left and storm relative velocity on the right. You can see the rotation near Bexar, supporting the possibility of that funnel cloud.

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* AT 442 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF WESTON…OR 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF
HAMILTON…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SHOTTSVILLE.

THIS INCLUDES…
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 3 THROUGH 7…

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Northern Cullman, Morgan, Marshall

| 4:27 pm October 13, 2014

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
MORGAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…
MARSHALL COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN ALABAMA…
NORTHERN CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

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* AT 423 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND
DESTRUCTIVE WINDS AROUND 70 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF FALKVILLE TO NEAR
AURORA…AND MOVING NORTH AT 55 MPH. DAMAGING WINDS TO AROUND 70
MPH HAVE BEEN REPORTED WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Marion County

| 4:26 pm October 13, 2014

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 515 PM CDT

* AT 423 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60
MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF NEW SALEM…OR 13
MILES NORTHEAST OF AMORY…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
BEXAR AND SHOTTSVILLE.

THIS INCLUDES…
US 78 EXIT NUMBER 3…

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Winston County

| 4:07 pm October 13, 2014

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WINSTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

* AT 405 PM CDT…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 SMITH DAM TO GLEN
ALLEN…AND MOVING NORTH AT 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
LYNN…ARLEY…HALEYVILLE…LAKE SHORE…ASHBANK…MCDOWELL CAMP
GROUNDS…POPLAR SPRINGS AND FALLS CITY.

Storm Reports

| 3:59 pm October 13, 2014

3:05 p.m….Four trees down near Wilsonville in Shelby County.

3:40 p.m….Tree down in McCalla on Allison Drive. Another tree down on Connie Dr in McCalla also. Others down on Hwy 11 in Vance near KyKenKee Lumber Mill as well as Hwy 216 near Jim Walters at Co. Rd 59

Phone line across rd on Phyllis Dr. in Lake View…

Power out in Woodstock in Bibb County.

Tree struck by lightning and on fire in Duncanville

Power pole snapped off on Highway 78 in Pratt City.

Tree down on Tom Montgomery Road in Tuscaloosa. Tres also down on Bama Rock Garden Road near Coaling and Vance.

Winds gusted to 50 mph in Birminghamport (estimate).

3:00 p.m….Winds gusted to 50 mph at Calera.

3:05 p.m….Greenhouse destroyed near West Blocton.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cullman County

| 3:55 pm October 13, 2014

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 430 PM CDT

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* AT 353 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR 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 BELOIT TO LOCUST FORK…AND MOVING NORTH AT 50
MPH. THIS LINE OF STORMS HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CULLMAN…HANCEVILLE…GOOD HOPE…HOLLY POND…DODGE CITY…
SARDIS…BALDWIN…VINEMONT…BAILEYTON AND WEST POINT.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning NW Jefferson/Eastern Walker Til 4:30 PM

| 3:43 pm October 13, 2014

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
EASTERN WALKER COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 430 PM CDT

* AT 341 PM CDT…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 5 MILES
NORTHWEST OF SYLVAN SPRINGS…OR 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF HUEYTOWN…
AND MOVING NORTH AT 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DORA…SUMITON…CORDOVA…JASPER…GRAYSVILLE…BROOKSIDE…
CARDIFF AND WEST JEFFERSON.

THIS INCLUDES…
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 57 THROUGH 87…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBER 118…

Tornado Watch for Alabama

| 3:38 pm October 13, 2014

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The NWS has issued a tornado watch for a large part of Alabama.

Here are the tornado watches that are in effect right now:

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It goes until midnight.

Here are the counties:

In Central Alabama…
Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Dallas, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marengo, Marion, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker and Winston.

In North Alabama…
Franklin, Lincoln, Moore [TN] and Colbert, Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan.