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Two Counties Removed from Watch

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:47


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED THE TORNADO WATCH FOR
THE FOLLOWING 2 COUNTIES

FAYETTE PICKENS

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ALICEVILLE…
CARROLLTON AND FAYETTE.

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

IN CENTRAL ALABAMA

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

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ALABASTER…ALEXANDER CITY…
ANNISTON…ASHLAND…BIRMINGHAM…BRENT…CENTRE…CENTREVILLE…
CLANTON…COLUMBIANA…DEMOPOLIS…EUTAW…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 NE Tuscaloosa/Jefferson

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:42

Sirens are sounding in the Birmingham Metro now as we track a confirmed tornado that is between Brookwood and Vance. It will move into western Jefferson County and track toward Lake View, North Johns, Bessemer and McCalla. If it holds together, it may affect West End, Oxmoor, Shannon, Homewood and Vestavia up through Downtown.

If you are in the tornado warning polygon, track this tornado carefully and be in your safe place before it strikes. James and Brian are broadcasting live and we will keep you updated here on the blog.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
EAST CENTRAL TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1145 PM CDT

* AT 1037 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAS TRACKING A
CONFIRMED TORNADO NEAR BROOKWOOD…OR 11 MILES EAST OF HOLT.
DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THIS TORNADO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
BESSEMER…HUEYTOWN…FAIRFIELD…HOOVER…VESTAVIA HILLS…
HOMEWOOD…BIRMINGHAM…MOUNTAIN BROOK…FULTONDALE AND ABERNANT.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 250 THROUGH 271…
INTERSTATE 459 EXIT NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 23…
US 78 EXIT NUMBER 91…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 86 THROUGH 129…
INTERSTATE 59 EXIT NUMBER 130…

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3 Major Tornado Situations in Birmingham/Tuscaloosa

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:37

Three major tornado situations in the Birmingham/Tuscaloosa Metro now.

A tornado has moved across the southern part of the Tuscaloosa area. It has caused a good bit of damage. Hargrove Rd. is blocked on te back side of Woodland Forest. This tornado is now in the Brookwood area. It will move toward Lake View, Bessemer and McCalla.

In northern Jefferson County, a tornado is in the Brookside/Cardiff area. It will pass near Mount Olive and Gardendale. It caused damage at Graysville. It will pass south of Morris where damage was heavy from the storm now in Blount County.

The Blount County storm has weakened. The cities of Morris and Kimberly have requested mutual air.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Bibb/Hale/Marengo/Perry until 11:30 PM

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:30


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN BIBB COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
HALE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
NORTHEASTERN MARENGO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ALABAMA…
PERRY COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT

* AT 1027 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 5
MILES SOUTHEAST OF AKRON TO NEWBERN TO CHICKASAW STATE PARK…AND
MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
UNIONTOWN…MARION…BRENT…CENTREVILLE…NEWBERN…FAUNSDALE…
MERTZ AND HEIBERGER.

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.

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TORNADO EMERGENCY JEFFERSON COUNTY

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:23


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…TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTH CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 1018 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED NEAR GRAYSVILLE…OR 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DORA…AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* THIS IS A TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY. TAKE COVER NOW.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GARDENDALE…BROOKSIDE…CARDIFF…MORRIS…KIMBERLY…WARRIOR…
TRAFFORD…SAYRE…PALMERDALE AND VILLAGE SPRINGS.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 271 THROUGH 282…
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 85 THROUGH 87…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A LARGE…EXTREMELY DANGEROUS…AND POTENTIALLY DEADLY
TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE…TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE
TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID
WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME…A VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE
CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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

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Kimberly Fire Station Struck by Tornado

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:22

Reports from scanners indicate that a tornado struck the Kimberly Fire Station in northern Jefferson County.

Morris PD asking for help. Not sure what type.

Major damage in parts of Kimberly and Morris.

A new tornado is indicated near Graysville in northwestern Jefferson County.

It will move near Brookside and Cardiff. Will also pass near Mt. Olive and Gardendale.

The tornado will cross I-65 north of Fultondale or in the Gardendale area.

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Tornado Emergency for Tuscaloosa

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:07

Tornado reported on the ground on Bear Creek Road south of Tuscaloosa. Debris signature indicated on radar. Deputy had to take shelter in a residence but is ok.

Trees are down in Taylorwood Estates.

Debris reported on Highway 82.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 1004 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAS TRACKING A
CONFIRMED TORNADO NEAR SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE…OR 9 MILES
SOUTH OF TUSCALOOSA. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THIS TORNADO MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE…BRYANT DENNY STADIUM…MCFARLAND
MALL…UNIVERSITY MALL…DEERLICK CREEK CAMPGROUNDS…LAKE
WILDWOOD…COALING…BROOKWOOD…VANCE AND ABERNANT.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 68 THROUGH 100…

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Tornado Warning Blount/Northern Jefferson

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:02

Law enforcement reports a tornado on the ground in the Kimberly and Morris area. It is moving northeast toward Trafford.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
BLOUNT COUNTY IN ALABAMA…
NORTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 959 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
WAS LOCATED NEAR MORRIS…OR 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF GARDENDALE…AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CLEVELAND…ONEONTA…BLOUNTSVILLE…MORRIS…KIMBERLY…WARRIOR…
TRAFFORD…COUNTY LINE…HAYDEN AND DALLAS.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 272 THROUGH 282…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…
CALL 1-800-856-0758 OR TWEET YOUR REPORT USING HASHTAG ALWX

LAT…LON 3410 8630 3405 8633 3398 8633 3394 8637
3394 8633 3391 8635 3388 8634 3382 8643
3380 8658 3377 8658 3376 8655 3366 8686
3377 8696 3425 8645
TIME…MOT…LOC 0301Z 233DEG 42KT 3375 8683

$$

17/KLAWS

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Tornado Warning NE Cullman County until 10:30 PM

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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.

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Tornado Warning for Jefferson Including Birmingham

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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.

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Tornado Warning for Eastern Cullman County

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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.

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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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

ABC 33/40 Weather Blog - 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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