Category: Severe Weather

NWS Birmingham Reverses Direction & Extends Tornado Watch Until 7 pm for Two Counties

NWS Birmingham Reverses Direction & Extends Tornado Watch Until 7 pm for Two Counties

| January 9, 2022 @ 5:54 pm

NWS Birmingham has decided to extend the Tornado Watch until 7 pm tonight for Pike and Barbour counties, while canceling the watch for Bullock and Russell counties.

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Tornado Watch Will Be Allowed to Expire at 6pm

Tornado Watch Will Be Allowed to Expire at 6pm

| January 9, 2022 @ 5:48 pm

NWS Birmingham has canceled the Tornado Watch for Lowndes, Macon, and Montgomery counties in Central Alabama. The watch remains in effect until 6 pm for Barbour, Bullock, Pike, and Russell counties and will be allowed to expire on time.

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A Brief Check on Our Weather Just Before 5:30 pm

A Brief Check on Our Weather Just Before 5:30 pm

| January 9, 2022 @ 5:24 pm

Much of the activity is located over the extreme southern and southeastern parts of the area and down into South Alabama. For our parts of the state, the storms are staying well-behaved, but not to the south of us.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion — A New Tornado Watch Not Likely

SPC Mesoscale Discussion — A New Tornado Watch Not Likely

| January 9, 2022 @ 4:59 pm

The severe threat will continue spreading southeastward of the active Tornado Watch, though the localized and brief nature of the threat will likely preclude watch issuance.

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Areal Flood Advisory for Parts of Lee, Macon, Montgomery Co. Until 8 pm

Areal Flood Advisory for Parts of Lee, Macon, Montgomery Co. Until 8 pm

| January 9, 2022 @ 4:56 pm

At 453 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen.

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CANCELED — Tornado Warning for Parts of Pike Co. Until 5:30 pm

CANCELED — Tornado Warning for Parts of Pike Co. Until 5:30 pm

| January 9, 2022 @ 4:41 pm

At 440 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Ansley, or 8 miles northwest of Troy, moving east at 30 mph.

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Several Counties Removed from Tornado Watch

Several Counties Removed from Tornado Watch

| January 9, 2022 @ 4:12 pm

NWS Birmingham has canceled the Tornado Watch for Autauga, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, and Sumter counties as the threat for severe weather has come to an end for the day.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion — Severe Threat Continues for Next Couple of Hours

SPC Mesoscale Discussion — Severe Threat Continues for Next Couple of Hours

| January 9, 2022 @ 3:47 pm

The severe threat will continue across much of the Tornado Watch area for the next 1-2 hours before gradually diminishing this evening.

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CANCELED — Severe T-Storm Warning for Parts of Dallas Co. Until 4 pm

CANCELED — Severe T-Storm Warning for Parts of Dallas Co. Until 4 pm

| January 9, 2022 @ 3:06 pm

At 304 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles southwest of Dannelly Reservoir, or 7 miles north of Camden, moving east at 30 mph.

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