Strong Storms Affecting Chambers, Randolph, & Tallapoosa Counties

| August 1, 2021 @ 3:33 pm

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN RANDOLPH AND
NORTHEASTERN CHAMBERS COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM CDT…

At 329 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Welch, or over Stroud, moving southeast at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Roanoke, Stroud, Amity Park, Fredonia, Post Oak Forks, Veasey Creek
Park, Standing Rock, Welch, Rocky Point, Rock Mills, Stroud Creek and
Roanoke Municipal Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN TALLAPOOSA COUNTY UNTIL
400 PM CDT…

At 331 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Goldville, or 10 miles northeast of Alexander City, moving southeast
at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
New Site, Goldville, Daviston, Hackneyville, Eagle Creek, Horseshoe
Bend and Horseshoe Bend National Military Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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