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Cullman County Storms Have Meant Business

| 5:44 pm August 17, 2007 | Comments (3)

NWS relays public report of trees and power lines down in Cullman city.

Our weather watcher, Mike Wilhelm, from Vinemont reported it was a ferocious storm. 0.92 inches of rain at his location. Incredible lightning display. Dime sized hail of I-65 and AL-157. SOme local flooding and small tree down at Vinemont School.

Storms have weakened over the county. A severe thunderstorm warning does remain in effect for northeastern Cullman until 6 p.m.

A new severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for eastern Winston County including the town of Arley until 6:30 p.m.

Watch out for torrential rains, deadly lightning and wind gusts to 60 mph.

Isolated storms are across the rest of the state late this afternoon.

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  1. Abram Stricklin says:

    County road 1308 in Vinemont, numerous trees down, shed blown into a tree. minor damage to some houses, gutters and metal of the sides. very strong storm. didnt last long.

  2. I hope Mike from Vinemont is ok…that was quite a storm! :)

  3. Mike Wilhelm says:

    Thanks Mike. My boys and I are all ok…but if we were in the park across the street we may have been struck by lightning like that tree! The NWS says, “When thunder roars, stay indoors!” Those are definitely words to live by on days like this!

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