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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence counties

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Posted: Feb. 23, 2019 5:32 PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHEASTERN COLBERT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... EASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... LAWRENCE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... * UNTIL 600 PM CST. * AT 529 PM CST, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LITTLEVILLE TO NEAR RUSSELLVILLE TO PHIL CAMPBELL, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... MUSCLE SHOALS, RUSSELLVILLE, TUSCUMBIA, MOULTON, PHIL CAMPBELL, TOWN CREEK, LITTLEVILLE, LEIGHTON, COURTLAND AND NORTH COURTLAND. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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. && A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CST FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

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