Areas Affected: Jackson; Madison
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN JACKSON...NORTHEASTERN MADISON AND SOUTHWESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTIES... At 317 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Moores Mill, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...Golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Northern Huntsville, Moores Mill, Meridianville, Hazel Green, Skyline, Alabama A And M University, New Market, Hytop, Princeton and Plevna. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...1.75IN WIND...60MPH
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Golfball hail was observed in Meridianville at 3:15 PM and quarter to ping pong ball hail was reported elsewhere across Northern Madison County! 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.