The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Central Lauderdale County in northwestern Alabama…
East central Colbert County in northwestern Alabama…
* Until 645 PM CDT.
* At 615 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over
Underwood-Petersville, or near Florence, moving east at 20 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
* Locations impacted include…
Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Killen, St. Florian,
Underwood-Petersville, Center Star, Northwest Alabama Regional
Airport, Ford City and Oakland.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature’s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
Category: Alabama’s Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather
About the Author (Author Profile)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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