EXPIRED – Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Colbert & Lauderdale Counties Until Midnight

| March 22, 2020 @ 11:28 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama…
Central Colbert County in northwestern Alabama…

* Until midnight CDT.

* At 1126 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of
Cherokee, or 7 miles west of Sheffield, moving northeast at 55 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is
occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is
one of nature’s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder,
you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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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