Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Colbert, Lauderdale, Franklin counties

Be advised.

Posted: Dec 16, 2019 4:02 PM
Updated: Dec 16, 2019 4:53 PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... LAUDERDALE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... COLBERT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... FRANKLIN COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... * UNTIL 500 PM CST. * AT 358 PM CST, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM JUMPERTOWN TO 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BURTON TO NEAR HOUSTON, MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH. THIS LINE OF STORMS HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND TORNADOES. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... FLORENCE, MUSCLE SHOALS, RUSSELLVILLE, SHEFFIELD, TUSCUMBIA, RED BAY, PHIL CAMPBELL, KILLEN, CHEROKEE AND LITTLEVILLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CST FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA. REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. && TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

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