Archive for April 23rd, 2020

Severe Threat Is Over For The Night

Severe Threat Is Over For The Night

| April 23, 2020 @ 8:05 pm

As we approach the 8:00 pm hour, we have a few scattered showers over the northeastern portions of Central Alabama. None of these are strong and are putting down moderate to heavy rain especially from Cleveland to Snead.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Has Been Canceled for the Rest of Central Alabama

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Has Been Canceled for the Rest of Central Alabama

| April 23, 2020 @ 6:03 pm

NWS Birmingham has canceled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Autauga, Chambers, Chilton, Clay, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Lee, Lowndes, Randolph, Tallapoosa counties as the overall threat for organized severe storms have come to an end. An isolated strong to severe storm remains possible, but the likelihood of that occurring will be very small.

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Alabama Power Employee Customizing Headbands for Health Care Workers

Alabama Power Employee Customizing Headbands for Health Care Workers

| April 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Erica Wells uses her spare time and skills to make work a little more comfortable for doctors and nurses.

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A Couple More Counties Have Been Canceled from the Severe T-Storm Watch

A Couple More Counties Have Been Canceled from the Severe T-Storm Watch

| April 23, 2020 @ 5:58 pm

NWS Birmingham has canceled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Marengo and Talladega counties as the threat for severe storms have come to an end for the evening.

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Flood Advisory for Tallapoosa & Coosa Co. Until 8:30 PM

Flood Advisory for Tallapoosa & Coosa Co. Until 8:30 PM

| April 23, 2020 @ 5:36 pm

At 533 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

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A Few More Counties Removed from the Severe T-Storm Watch

A Few More Counties Removed from the Severe T-Storm Watch

| April 23, 2020 @ 5:23 pm

NWS Birmingham canceled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Bibb, Hale, Perry, and Shelby counties as the threat for severe storms has come to an end for today.

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Strong Storms Affecting Chilton & Coosa Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Chilton & Coosa Counties

| April 23, 2020 @ 5:15 pm

At 514 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Mitchell Lake, or near Clanton, moving east at 35 mph. Winds of 40 to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

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Strong Storms Affecting Chilton & Bibb Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Chilton & Bibb Counties

| April 23, 2020 @ 4:56 pm

At 454 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Lawley, or 13 miles southwest of Jemison, moving east at 35 mph. Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

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Flash Flooding Possible from Training Cells Over the Southwestern Parts of the Area

Flash Flooding Possible from Training Cells Over the Southwestern Parts of the Area

| April 23, 2020 @ 4:55 pm

A northeast to southwest oriented line of convection developed over parts of far eastern Mississippi into central Alabama in a region of confluent low/mid-level flow. Heavy rainfall over the past several days has left the area vulnerable to additional flash flooding due to cell training.

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