Category: Alabama’s Weather

More Counties Removed From Tornado Watch, Slight Risk Continues

More Counties Removed From Tornado Watch, Slight Risk Continues

| January 19, 2019 @ 2:06 pm

As the line of storms continues to move eastward through the east-central and south-central parts of the area, the threat for strong to severe storms has ended for those locations west of the squall line.

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Tornado Watch Updated For Central Alabama, More Counties Removed

Tornado Watch Updated For Central Alabama, More Counties Removed

| January 19, 2019 @ 1:02 pm

NWS Birmingham has removed Hale, Marengo, and Tuscaloosa counties from the Tornado Watch as the threat of severe weather has ended for those locations.

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Squall Line Approaching The Birmingham Metropolitan Area

Squall Line Approaching The Birmingham Metropolitan Area

| January 19, 2019 @ 12:50 pm

The strongest part of the line of storms is moving into the central parts of the area, now stretching from Cullman to Warrior to Bessemer to Brent and to Uniontown.

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Active Morning So Far In Central Alabama, Line Of Storms Continue To Push Eastward

Active Morning So Far In Central Alabama, Line Of Storms Continue To Push Eastward

| January 19, 2019 @ 11:36 am

A line of moderate to heavy rain with a few embedded claps of thunder continues to push its way across the western parts of Central Alabama. As of 11:20 AM, we currently do not have any active severe weather warnings in the area, which is a good relief considering we had a brief run of tornado warnings not that long ago.

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Tornado Watch Extended Northward to Include Jefferson, St. Clair, & Tuscaloosa Counties

Tornado Watch Extended Northward to Include Jefferson, St. Clair, & Tuscaloosa Counties

| January 19, 2019 @ 11:03 am

NWS Birmingham has expanded the Tornado Watch northward a little bit to include Jefferson, St. Clair, and Tuscaloosa counties.

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New Tornado Warning Includes Northeast Tuscaloosa and Southwestern Jefferson Counties

New Tornado Warning Includes Northeast Tuscaloosa and Southwestern Jefferson Counties

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:58 am

The storm over Tuscaloosa has reintensified and could produce a tornado as it exits northeastern Tuscaloosa County and moves into western Jefferson County.

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New Tornado Warning for Greene County:  Will Parallel I-59/20 Like Previous Storm

New Tornado Warning for Greene County: Will Parallel I-59/20 Like Previous Storm

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:44 am

A new tornado warning has been issued for Greene County for a circulation approaching Union. It will move into southwestern Tuscaloosa County before 11:15 a.m.

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Tuscaloosa County Warning Cancelled:  Circulation Has Weakened

Tuscaloosa County Warning Cancelled: Circulation Has Weakened

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:31 am

The circulation over Tuscaloosa County has weakened and the tornado warning has been canceled. Be alert as the storm tracks across Tuscaloosa and towards western Jefferson County.

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Tornado Warning Looking Likely For Parts of Tuscaloosa & Hale Counties Very Soon

Tornado Warning Looking Likely For Parts of Tuscaloosa & Hale Counties Very Soon

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

A tornado warned storm continues to move quickly to the northeast around 50 MPH currently in northeastern parts of Greene County and may need to be extended into the southwestern parts of Tuscaloosa County and the northeastern parts of Hale County.

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Heads Up:  Tornado Warned Storm in Greene County Could Affect City of Tuscaloosa Before 10:30 a.m.

Heads Up: Tornado Warned Storm in Greene County Could Affect City of Tuscaloosa Before 10:30 a.m.

| January 19, 2019 @ 10:03 am

We want our friends in West Alabama, including Greene and Tuscaloosa Counties to take the storm passing northwest of Eutaw very seriously. It could produce a tornado at any time. It could affect the City of Tuscaloosa before 10:30 a.m.

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