Category: Severe Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Blount/St.Clair/Jefferson

| July 14, 2016 @ 4:28 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN BLOUNT COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
NORTHWESTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
NORTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

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* AT 428 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CLAY…OR
NEAR TRUSSVILLE…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
NORTHEASTERN BIRMINGHAM…TRUSSVILLE…GARDENDALE…MOODY…
FULTONDALE…SPRINGVILLE…ODENVILLE…CENTER POINT…CLAY…
PINSON…MARGARET…ARGO…ASHVILLE…COUNTY LINE…INLAND LAKE…
BRANCHVILLE…GRAYSON VALLEY…CHALKVILLE…
CALDWELL AND PALMERDALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE’S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Walker County until 4PM

| July 14, 2016 @ 3:08 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 400 PM CDT

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* AT 307 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER GORGAS…OR
NEAR CORDOVA…MOVING EAST AT 20 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…
SUMITON…CORDOVA…DORA…PARRISH…SIPSEY…GORGAS STEAM PLANT…
GORGAS…ROCKY HOLLOW…BURNWELL…QUINTON…BELOIT…LYNNS PARK…
BARNEY…EMPIRE AND GOODSPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

Special Public Weather Forum This Sunday in Tuscaloosa

| July 13, 2016 @ 11:32 am

The American Meteorological Society will hold a special community outreach event in Tuscaloosa this Sunday, July 17th from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa.

The panel, which will be moderated by our very own James Spann, will discuss lightning safety at outdoor events. The event is free, but you need to register here.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Tuscaloosa County

| July 9, 2016 @ 4:17 pm

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Strong thunderstorms are across Central Alabama this afternoon. Here are the storms through the Tuscaloosa and Birmingham area. The peach polygons are significant weather alerts and the yellow is a severe thunderstorm warning.

Bankhead Lake will be affected by the severe storm in Tuscaloosa County.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTH CENTRAL TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 416 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES
NORTHWEST OF BANKHEAD LOCK AND DAM…OR 20 MILES NORTH OF
HOLT…AND IS NEARLY STATIONARY.

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…
BANKHEAD LOCK AND DAM…WILEY…WINDHAM SPRINGS AND WHITSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE’S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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LAT…LON 3360 8754 3360 8737 3359 8737 3359 8732
3352 8732 3351 8729 3349 8728 3348 8730
3349 8730 3349 8733 3347 8734 3345 8733
3346 8732 3344 8731 3344 8729 3342 8727
3342 8735 3340 8758
TIME…MOT…LOC 2116Z 355DEG 3KT 3354 8744

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Chambers and Tallapoosa Counties

| July 9, 2016 @ 2:49 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WESTERN CHAMBERS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHEASTERN TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 315 PM CDT

* AT 248 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR NEW SITE TO NEAR DADEVILLE…MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 10 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DADEVILLE…CAMP HILL…JACKSONS’ GAP…NEW SITE…RED LEVEL…
GOLDVILLE…WEST CHAMBERS…ABANDA…RIDGE GROVE…
TRAMMEL CROSSROADS…SPARKLING SPRINGS…DAVISTON…
HORSESHOE BEND NATIONAL MILITARY PARK…
HORSESHOE BEND AND EAGLE CREEK.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lowndes and Montgomery Counties

| July 9, 2016 @ 2:36 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN LOWNDES COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…
WEST CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 235 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER
CANTELOUS…OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF HAYNEVILLE…MOVING SOUTH AT
10 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…
SOUTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY…HAYNEVILLE…PINTLALA…CANTELOUS…
DANNELLY FIELD…HOPE HULL…WOODCREST…
HYUNDAI MOTORS OF ALABAMA…MANACK AND LETOHATCHEE.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Pickens, Sumter and Greene Counties

| July 9, 2016 @ 1:51 pm

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTH CENTRAL SUMTER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 215 PM CDT

* AT 150 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
ALICEVILLE… MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ALICEVILLE…MCMULLEN…NEW WEST GREENE…JOHNSTON LAKE…GARDEN…
PANOLA…WEST GREENE…BENEVOLA…GAINESVILLE LAKE CAMPGROUND…
WARSAW…GEORGE DOWNER AIRPORT…LEWISTON…COCHRANE…
CLINTON AND PLEASANT RIDGE.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Autauga County

| July 9, 2016 @ 1:33 pm

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL AUTAUGA COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 215 PM CDT

* AT 133 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR VIDA
JUNCTION…OR 12 MILES EAST OF VALLEY GRANDE…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
10 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…
AUTAUGAVILLE…VIDA JUNCTION…MULBERRY AND DAWSON MILL.

…Now an Auburn Warning

| July 9, 2016 @ 1:20 pm

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN RUSSELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN ALABAMA…
CENTRAL LEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 200 PM CDT

* AT 119 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
BEAUREGARD… OR 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF AUBURN…MOVING EAST AT 10
MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
AUBURN…PHENIX CITY…OPELIKA…SMITHS…SMITHS STATION…
LADONIA…UCHEE…RUSSELL COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX…BEAUREGARD…
BLEECKER…GRIFFEN MILL…BIBB CITY…PHENIX DRAG STRIP…
CRAWFORD…LADONIA SPORTS COMPLEX…MARVYN…
ROBERT G. PITTS AIRPORT…PARKMANVILLE…
FORT MITCHELL AND FORT MITCHELL ACTIVITY CENTER.

First A Warning For Tuscaloosa…

| July 9, 2016 @ 1:06 pm

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT

* AT 106 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SHELTON
STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE…OR 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
TUSCALOOSA…MOVING EAST AT 20 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…
TUSCALOOSA…NORTHPORT…MOUNDVILLE…COALING…LAKE WILDWOOD…
MCFARLAND MALL…UNIVERSITY MALL…BRYANT DENNY STADIUM…
SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE…DUNCANVILLE…HULL…RALPH…
FOSTERS BOAT LANDING…OLIVER LOCK AND DAM…STILLMAN COLLEGE…
ROMULUS…CAMP HORNE B.S.A….LITTLE SANDY…MAXWELL AND ENGLEWOOD.

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH