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Severe T-Storm Warning for Blount, Jefferson, Walker Co. Until 7:15 pm

| May 18, 2023 @ 6:37 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
East central Walker County in central Alabama…
Southwestern Blount County in central Alabama…
North central Jefferson County in central Alabama…

* Until 715 PM CDT.

* At 632 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Arkadelphia,
or near Sumiton, moving southeast at 10 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Sumiton, Warrior, Kimberly, Sipsey, Arkadelphia, Sayre, Empire,
Rickwood Caverns, Partridge Crossroads and Smoke Rise.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

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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