EXPIRED — Tornado Warning for Parts of Limestone Co. Until 7 pm

| August 18, 2021 @ 6:40 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Northern Limestone County in north central Alabama…

* Until 700 PM CDT

* At 636 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 8 miles northwest of Athens, moving east at 30 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.

* This dangerous storm will be near…
Athens around 650 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Cairo,
Cartwright and Elkmont.


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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