Storms Now Affecting Jefferson County

| March 29, 2020 @ 3:54 am

At 3:49 am, a strong thunderstorm was located near West Jefferson, or 11 miles south of Dora, moving northeast at 65 MPH. Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Heads up if you are in Gardendale, Clay, Pinson, Adamsville, Warrior, Kimberly, Graysville, Morris, Brookside, Trafford, Maytown, West Jefferson, County Line, Cardiff, Forestdale, Sayre, Palmerdale, Village Springs, Birmingport, and Miller Steam Plant.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. 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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