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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Colbert, Lauderdale counties

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Posted: Aug 23, 2019 3:41 PM
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:49 PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHEASTERN LAUDERDALE COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... EAST CENTRAL COLBERT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA... * UNTIL 400 PM CDT. * AT 334 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LEIGHTON, OR NEAR MUSCLE SHOALS, MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... FLORENCE, MUSCLE SHOALS, KILLEN, LEIGHTON, ST. FLORIAN, CENTER STAR, NORTHWEST ALABAMA REGIONAL AIRPORT AND FORD CITY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND 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. && HAIL...0.88IN WIND...60MPH

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