EXPIRED – Tornado Warning: Walker County Until 5:45 PM

| April 12, 2020 @ 4:41 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Walker County in central Alabama…

* Until 545 PM CDT.

* At 440 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Berry, or 13 miles east of Fayette, moving
northeast at 60 mph.


SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include…
Jasper, Sumiton, Cordova, Dora, Carbon Hill, Parrish, Oakman,
Sipsey, West Jefferson, Curry, Gorgas Steam Plant, Gorgas, Rocky
Hollow, Burnwell, Beloit, Quinton, Lynns Park, Smith Dam, Smith
Lake and Empire.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

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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