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Tornado Warning NE Cullman County until 10:30 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:54


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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN MORGAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…
WEST CENTRAL MARSHALL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA…
NORTHEASTERN CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 953 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A CONFIRMED TORNADO NEAR
HOLLY POND…OR 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF BLOUNTSVILLE. DOPPLER RADAR
SHOWED THIS TORNADO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ARAB…HOLLY POND…MORGAN CITY…BAILEYTON…FAIRVIEW…EDDY…
RYAN CROSSROADS…JOPPA AND HULACO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORNADOES ARE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. DO NOT
WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW.

Categories: Weather

Tornado Warning for Jefferson Including Birmingham

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:53

A possible tornado is indicated by radar in western Jefferson County west of Hueytown. It is moving east northeast and will pass near or mainly north of I-20 across western sections of Birmingham, downtown, North Birmingham, the Airport, Roebuck, Huffman, Center Point, Trussville.

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1045 PM CDT

* AT 950 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED NEAR OAK GROVE…OR 11 MILES WEST OF HUEYTOWN…AND
MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HUEYTOWN…FAIRFIELD…HOMEWOOD…BIRMINGHAM…FULTONDALE…
MOUNTAIN BROOK…GARDENDALE…IRONDALE…LEEDS AND TRUSSVILLE.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 256 THROUGH 272…
INTERSTATE 459 EXIT NUMBERS 23 THROUGH 33…
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 85 THROUGH 91…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 115 THROUGH 140…
INTERSTATE 59 EXIT NUMBERS 130 THROUGH 143…

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Tornado Warning Bibb/Hale/Tuscaloosa until 10:15 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:49

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WEST CENTRAL BIBB COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
NORTH CENTRAL HALE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 949 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED NEAR KNOXVILLE…OR 16 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TUSCALOOSA…
AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
MOUNDVILLE…SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE…BRYANT DENNY
STADIUM…MCFARLAND MALL…UNIVERSITY MALL…LAKE WILDWOOD…
COALING…BROOKWOOD…VANCE AND MOUND STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 62 THROUGH 89…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT TAKE SHELTER UNDER HIGHWAY OVERPASSES. AS A LAST
RESORT…EITHER PARK YOUR VEHICLE AND STAY PUT…OR ABANDON YOUR
VEHICLE AND LIE DOWN IN A LOW LYING AREA.

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OBSCURE THIS TORNADO. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR
THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Greene/Hale/Marengo/Sumter until 10:30 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:45


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
HALE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHWESTERN MARENGO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ALABAMA…
SOUTHEASTERN SUMTER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 945 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM LIVINGSTON TO KINTERBISH…AND MOVING
EAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DEMOPOLIS…GREENSBORO…EPES…BLUFFPORT…COATOPA…DUG HILL…
BOLIGEE AND TISHABEE.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBER 23…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH NOT IMMEDIATELY
LIKELY…IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF
SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL
INTERIOR ROOM.

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Tornado Warning NE Cullman County until 10 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:37


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 935 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
OVER HANCEVILLE…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HANCEVILLE…HOLLY POND…BAILEYTON…FAIRVIEW…WALTER AND JOPPA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME OR
OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

Categories: Weather

Tornado Warning for Eastern Cullman County

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:25

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EASTERN CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 924 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED 5
MILES NORTHEAST OF COLONY…OR 11 MILES SOUTH OF CULLMAN…AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HANCEVILLE…GOOD HOPE…DODGE CITY…GARDEN CITY…COLONY…BLACK
BOTTOM AND PHELAN.

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Tornado Warning Jefferson County until 10:30 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:25

Strong rotation will be moving just north of Downtown Birmingham. This storms will not be affecting the Over the Mountain communities and will be affecting the western, northern and eastern suburbs of the city. Travel is not recommended north of downtown along Interstate 65 or out Interstate 59 of 22.

Sylvan Springs, Gardendale, Fultondale, Trussvill, Center Point, Pinson, North Birmingham are all in the path of this storm.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 922 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED NEAR SYLVAN SPRINGS…OR 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF
HUEYTOWN…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
FULTONDALE…GARDENDALE…TRUSSVILLE…WEST JEFFERSON…MAYTOWN…
MULGA…ADAMSVILLE…GRAYSVILLE…FORESTDALE AND CARDIFF.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 266 THROUGH 282…
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 81 THROUGH 91…
INTERSTATE 59 EXIT NUMBERS 141 THROUGH 143…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING.

Categories: Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Greene/Hale/Tuscaloosa until 10:15 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:25


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHERN HALE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 924 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR UNION…OR
9 MILES NORTH OF EUTAW…AND MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
KNOXVILLE…JENA…AKRON…MOUNDVILLE…SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY
COLLEGE…MCFARLAND MALL…UNIVERSITY MALL AND LAKE WILDWOOD.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 40 THROUGH 79…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH NOT IMMEDIATELY
LIKELY…IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF
SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL
INTERIOR ROOM.

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Winston/Marion/Lamar Counties Cleared from Tornado Watch

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:08

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED THE TORNADO WATCH FOR
1 COUNTY

WINSTON
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…HALEYVILLE.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ALLOWED THE TORNADO WATCH TO
EXPIRE FOR 2 COUNTIES

MARION

LAMAR

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…HAMILTON…SULLIGENT AND VERNON.

TORNADO WATCH 113 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 3 AM CDT TUESDAY FOR THE
FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ALABAMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 28 COUNTIES

AUTAUGA BIBB BLOUNT
CHILTON COOSA DALLAS
ELMORE JEFFERSON LOWNDES
PERRY SHELBY ST. CLAIR
TALLADEGA WALKER
CALHOUN CLAY CLEBURNE
RANDOLPH TALLAPOOSA
CHEROKEE ETOWAH
FAYETTE GREENE HALE
MARENGO PICKENS SUMTER
TUSCALOOSA

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ALABASTER…ALEXANDER CITY…
ALICEVILLE…ANNISTON…ASHLAND…BIRMINGHAM…BRENT…
CARROLLTON…CENTRE…CENTREVILLE…CLANTON…COLUMBIANA…
DEMOPOLIS…EUTAW…FAYETTE…FORT DEPOSIT…GADSDEN…
GREENSBORO…HEFLIN…HOOVER…JACKSONVILLE…JASPER…LINDEN…
LINEVILLE…LIVINGSTON…LOWNDESBORO…MARION…MILLBROOK…
MOODY…MOUNDVILLE…ONEONTA…PELHAM…PELL CITY…PRATTVILLE…
ROANOKE…ROCKFORD…SELMA…SYLACAUGA…TALLADEGA…TUSCALOOSA…
UNIONTOWN…WETUMPKA AND YORK.

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Tornado Warning Sumter County until 10PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:07


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SUMTER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 907 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED 14 MILES WEST OF CUBA…AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CUBA…YORK…LIVINGSTON…KINTERBISH…BOYD…EMELLE…THE
UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA…BLUFFPORT…EPES AND COATOPA.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 23…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORNADOES ARE DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. TAKE COVER NOW.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN BIRMINGHAM.

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Tornado Warning for Pickens County

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:01

This is for storm coming our of Mississippi. Warning includes Cochrane, Aliceville and Carrollton.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 900 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED NEAR PANOLA…OR 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
ALICEVILLE…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ALICEVILLE…CARROLLTON…MCMULLEN…GARDEN…BENEVOLA…
GAINESVILLE LAKE BOAT RAMP AND CAMPGROUND…COCHRANE…MEMPHIS…
GEORGE DOWNER AIRPORT AND DILLBURG.

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Tornado Warning: Southern Cullman County

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 21:00

Radar indicates a tornado between Arkadelphia and The Colony.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 859 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
NEAR SMITH DAM…OR 11 MILES NORTH OF SUMITON…AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING DAMAGE
ACROSS WALKER COUNTY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CULLMAN…HANCEVILLE…GOOD HOPE…DODGE CITY…GARDEN CITY…
COLONY…WILBURN…BLACK BOTTOM…PHELAN AND BREMEN.

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Tornado Warning Pickens/Tuscaloosa until 9:45 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:59


This storms is north of the city of Tuscaloosa and Northport. Also the campus of the Univeristy of Alabama and Stillman College will not be impacted by this warning.

Once again, Northside, Samantha, and Windam Springs are included along with U.S. 43 and Highway 69.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EAST CENTRAL PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 853 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED NEAR GORDO…AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
LAKE LURLEEN STATE PARK…LAKE TUSCALOOSA BINION CREEK LANDING…
SAMANTHA…BANKHEAD LOCK AND DAM…BULL CITY…BUHL…MOORES
BRIDGE…BROWNVILLE…LAKE TUSCALOOSA TIERCE PATTTON BRIDGE AND
NORTHSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING.

Categories: Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Fayette, Pickens and Tuscaloosa Counties

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:46

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
EASTERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 844 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
ASHCRAFT CORNER TO GORDO TO JENA…AND MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
NORTHPORT…TUSCALOOSA…HOLT…COKER…LAKE LURLEEN STATE PARK…
SAMANTHA…LAKE TUSCALOOSA BINION CREEK LANDING AND BERRY.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBER 100…

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Fayette/Jefferson/Tuscaloosa/Walker until 9: 45 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:43


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
EAST CENTRAL FAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
NORTH CENTRAL TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHERN WALKER COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT

* AT 839 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
BOLEY SPRINGS TO 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF BANKHEAD LOCK AND DAM TO 7
MILES NORTH OF DEERLICK CREEK CAMPGROUNDS…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT
30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CORDOVA…DORA…SUMITON…FAIRFIELD…OAKMAN…BANKHEAD LOCK AND
DAM…PARRISH AND BULL CITY.

THIS INCLUDES…
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 63 THROUGH 91…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 118 THROUGH 123…

WINDS OF 60 TO 70 MPH WILL BREAK LARGE TREE LIMBS AND CAUSE SOME
DAMAGE…ESPECIALLY TO SMALLER STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION…MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM CDT TUESDAY MORNING
FOR ALABAMA. A TORNADO WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT
MONDAY EVENING FOR NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Greene/Pickens/Sumter until 9: 30 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:42


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHWESTERN SUMTER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 841 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM PANOLA TO EMELLE…AND MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
PANOLA…GAINESVILLE…NEW WEST GREENE…WEST GREENE…BENEVOLA…
MANTUA…UNION AND JENA.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 32 THROUGH 45…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH NOT IMMEDIATELY
LIKELY…IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF
SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL
INTERIOR ROOM.

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Tornado Warning Cullman County until 9 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:35


Strong rotation is moving northeast out of Walker County and will be moving up into the southern Cullman County. U.S. 31 and Interstate 65 will be impacted.

Good Hope, Dodge City, The Colony, Bremen, and Arkdelphia are in the path of this storm.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 834 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
OVER LYNNS PARK…OR NEAR CORDOVA…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GOOD HOPE…DODGE CITY…SMITH DAM…COLONY…WILBURN…
ARKADELPHIA…BLACK BOTTOM…BREMEN AND SMITH LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME OR
OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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Tornado Warning: Walker County

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:31

Rotation is indicated near Cordova movin g northeast toward Sipsey. It will then move into the tornado warning polygon in Cullman County.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EASTERN WALKER COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 825 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED NEAR PARRISH…OR 6 MILES WEST OF CORDOVA…AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
JASPER…CORDOVA…LYNNS PARK…ROCKY HOLLOW…SIPSEY…SMITH
DAM…BOLDO…POWELLVILLE AND EMPIRE.

THIS INCLUDES…
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 61 THROUGH 70…

17/KLAWS

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Tornado Warning Extreme NW Cullman County until 9 PM

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:30


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN MORGAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…
SOUTHEASTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…
NORTHWESTERN CULLMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 829 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
NEAR ADDISON…OR NEAR ARLEY…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.
THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING TORNADOES ACROSS WALKER
COUNTY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HARTSELLE…FALKVILLE…SARDIS…JONES CHAPEL…MASSEY…COLE
SPRINGS…BATTLEGROUND…LACON…DANVILLE AND NEEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME OR
OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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Tornado Warning: Pickens/Tuscaloosa

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:25

Rotations southwest of Reform will move northeast and pass near the city of Reform.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHWESTERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 825 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF CARROLLTON…AND MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
REFORM…NORTH PICKENS AIRPORT…LUBBUB AND MOORES BRIDGE.

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