Areas Affected: Limestone; Madison
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN MADISON AND NORTHEASTERN LIMESTONE COUNTIES... At 248 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Harvest, or 10 miles east of Athens, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Northern Huntsville, Moores Mill, Meridianville, Hazel Green, Harvest, Alabama A And M University, Toney, Elkwood and Fisk. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...1.25IN WIND...60MPH
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. 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.