Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Colbert, Lauderdale and Lawrence counties

It's in effect until 9:45 p.m. The Colbert County Emergency Management Agency says there is structural damage in downtown Tuscumbia.

Posted: Aug 13, 2019 9:21 PM
Updated: Aug 13, 2019 9:47 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... NORTHWESTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... * UNTIL 945 PM CDT. * AT 909 PM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR KILLEN TO 6 MILES WEST OF UNDERWOOD-PETERSVILLE TO NEAR J P COLEMAN STATE PARK, MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... FLORENCE, MUSCLE SHOALS, SHEFFIELD, TUSCUMBIA, KILLEN, TOWN CREEK, CHEROKEE, LITTLEVILLE, LEIGHTON AND COURTLAND. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. DAMAGING WINDS AND 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. && HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

Article Comments

 

Huntsville
Broken Clouds
47° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 45°
Florence
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 50°
Fayetteville
Clear
48° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 46°
Decatur
Scattered Clouds
48° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 45°
Scottsboro
Scattered Clouds
50° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 50°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Community Events