Stronger Thunderstorms Moving into Lauderdale, Colbert, & Franklin Co. : The Alabama Weather Blog

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…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL LAUDERDALE…
SOUTHWESTERN COLBERT AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM CDT…

At 433 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Burton to Fairview to New Salem. Movement
was east at 45 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Russellville, Red Bay, Cherokee, Belgreen, Vina, Hodges, Posey Loop,
Atwood, Allsboro and Duketon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Strong gusty winds will be capable of knocking down small tree limbs
along with other small unsecured items. Seek safe shelter until this
line of storms has passed.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike several miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a
safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Category: Alabama’s Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather

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2020-05-28 17:37:34

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