CANCELED — Confirmed Tornado Warning for Parts of Limestone Co. Until 7:15 pm

| August 18, 2021 @ 6:53 pm

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a

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

* Until 715 PM CDT

* At 647 PM CDT, a confirmed tornado was located over Athens, moving
east at 35 mph.

HAZARD…Damaging tornado.

SOURCE…Weather spotters confirmed tornado.

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.

* The tornado will be near…
Harvest around 705 PM CDT.
Madison around 715 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include French
Mill and Capshaw.


To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. 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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