Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Colbert, Lauderdale counties

Until 6:45 p.m.

Posted: Jun 30, 2020 6:22 PM
Updated: Jun 30, 2020 6:46 PM

The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Lauderdale County and East Central Colbert County until 6:45 p.m.

At 615 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Underwood-Petersville, or near Florence, moving east at 20 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include... Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Killen, St. Florian, Underwood-Petersville, Center Star, Northwest Alabama Regional Airport, Ford City and Oakland.

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...<.75IN; WIND...60MPH

Huntsville
Partly Cloudy
63° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 63°
Florence
Partly Cloudy
64° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 64°
Fayetteville
Partly Cloudy
60° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 60°
Decatur
Partly Cloudy
58° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 58°
Scottsboro
Partly Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 57°
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