LATE DAMAGE REPORT AT 4:54: tree and power lines down on a house on 3rd avenue in Guin.
Strong storms in Marion County from south of Hackleburg to near Winfield will be pushing east into Winston County shortly. The NWS has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Winston, eastern Marion and northern Walker Counties.
These storms are moving east at 35 mph.
They will produce quarter sized or larger hail and damaging winds of 60 mph.
They also contain deadly lightning and brief heavy rain.
Be in a safe shelter as these storms approach.
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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
EASTERN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…
NORTHERN WALKER COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
WINSTON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…
* UNTIL 615 PM CDT
* AT 509 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 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 BRINN TO WINFIELD…AND MOVING EAST AT
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HALEYVILLE…LYNN…CARBON HILL…GLEN ALLEN…LAKE
BUTTAHATCHEE…ELDRIDGE AND NEEDMORE.
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 34 THROUGH 57…
IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS…PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A
SHELTER…PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.