Strong Storms Out There As School Lets Out

| August 15, 2017 @ 3:17 pm

Numerous showers and thunderstorms have developed and are currently moving through the west and central parts of Central Alabama. The strongest storm at this point is currently over the south-central part of Jefferson County. This storm is moving to the east at 20 MPH. Wind gusts up to 40 MPH, along with torrential downpours and dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning. Ponding is likely with this storm, and localized flash flooding could be possible. If you’re in the path, go indoors now. Locations in the path are Southwestern Birmingham, Hoover, Bessemer, Homewood, Hueytown, Fairfield, Midfield, Brighton, Lipscomb, North Johns, Splash Adventure, Ross Bridge, Bluff Park, Concord, McCalla, Promenade Tannehill, Shannon, Lake Cyrus and Bent Brook Golf Club.

Other strong storms are out there putting down very heavy rainfall and dangerous lightning. If you can hear thunder, go indoors immediately. Don’t become a statistic… When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!

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Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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