Strong Storms With Dangerous Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Affecting Portions of Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, & Montgomery Counties

| January 14, 2020 @ 12:08 pm

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN AUTAUGA…SOUTHERN
ELMORE…LOWNDES AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES UNTIL 1245 PM CST…

At 1202 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Lowndesboro to 12 miles west of Lowndes
County Airport. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Montgomery, Prattville, Millbrook, Tallassee, Fort Deposit, Mosses,
Hayneville, Meadville, Pike Road, Coosada, White Hall, Shorter,
Gordonville, Lowndesboro, Hyundai Motors Of Alabama, Auburn
University In Montgomery, Dublin, Autauga County Airport, Woodcrest
and Snowdoun.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Category: Alabama's Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather

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Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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