Strong Storm Affecting Limestone & Lawrence Counties

| April 19, 2017 @ 2:19 pm

At 215 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8 miles northwest of Trinity, or 11 miles southwest of Athens, moving northeast at 15 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Therefore the NWS Huntsville has issued a Significant Weather Advisory for Central Limestone and Northeastern Lawrence counties until 2:45PM.

Locations impacted include: Decatur, Athens, Tanner, Hillsboro, Cartwright, Coxey, French Mill and Ripley.

Strong gusty winds will be capable of knocking down small tree limbs along with other small unsecured items. Seek safe shelter until this storm has passed.

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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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