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Strong Storms Affecting Parts Of Lauderdale & Colbert Counties

| January 15, 2020 @ 8:39 pm

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LAUDERDALE AND NORTHERN COLBERT
COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM CST…

At 833 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong
thunderstorms 7 miles east of J P Coleman State Park, moving east at
40 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Killen, Cherokee,
Lexington, St. Florian, Underwood-Petersville and Waterloo.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Strong gusty winds will be capable of knocking down small tree limbs
along with other small unsecured items. Seek safe shelter until this
storm has passed.

Very heavy rainfall is also occurring, and may lead to localized
flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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

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

About the Author ()

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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