Archive for October 10th, 2020

Alabama Update at 7 p.m.:   Showers from the Remnants of Delta Continue Across Alabama

Alabama Update at 7 p.m.: Showers from the Remnants of Delta Continue Across Alabama

| October 10, 2020 @ 7:02 pm

Showers associated with the remnants of Hurricane Delta continue across Alabama tonight. No lightning now and no severe weather is expected, but we are monitoring.

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Alabama Power Employees Receive Honors From State’s Canoeing Community

Alabama Power Employees Receive Honors From State’s Canoeing Community

| October 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The nation’s most competitive kayakers recently crossed the finish line in the toughest paddle race of its kind – the annual Great Alabama 650.

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Strong Storms Affecting Lauderdale & Colbert Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Lauderdale & Colbert Counties

| October 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

At 527 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7 miles southwest of Cherokee, or 9 miles east of Tishomingo State Park, moving north at 20 mph.

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Strong Storms Moving Into Cullman County

Strong Storms Moving Into Cullman County

| October 10, 2020 @ 5:08 pm

At 506 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Smith Dam, or 11 miles southeast of Arley, moving northeast at 40 mph.

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Rest of the Counties in Tornado Watch Have Been Canceled

Rest of the Counties in Tornado Watch Have Been Canceled

| October 10, 2020 @ 4:49 pm

While the threat of tornadoes has lessened for now in the eastern and southeastern parts of Central Alabama, we’ll still have a small risk throughout the rest of the evening.

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Broad Rotation On Radar in West Jefferson County

Broad Rotation On Radar in West Jefferson County

| October 10, 2020 @ 4:42 pm

At 4:40 pm, some broad rotation was detected on radar south of West Jefferson in Jefferson county and moving to the north-northeast. We’ll have to watch and see if it tightens up and if a warning will need to be issued.

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While Counties Have Benn Removed From the Tornado Watch, Small Tornado Threat Continues

While Counties Have Benn Removed From the Tornado Watch, Small Tornado Threat Continues

| October 10, 2020 @ 4:32 pm

The threat for brief tornadoes will continue into the early evening as convection spreads slowly eastward.

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Delta Has Transitioned Into a Remnant Low

Delta Has Transitioned Into a Remnant Low

| October 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

Weakening is forecast during the next 36 hours, and Delta’s surface low is expected to dissipate across West Virginia late Sunday night.

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More Counties Removed from the Tornado Watch

More Counties Removed from the Tornado Watch

| October 10, 2020 @ 3:51 pm

NWS Birmingham updates the Tornado Watch: cancels Bullock, Clay, Macon, Talladega, and Tallapoosa counties, and continues Barbour, Calhoun, Chambers, Cleburne, Lee, Randolph, Russell counties until 8:00 pm tonight.

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