Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Limestone County

Until 9:15 p.m.

Posted: Apr 13, 2019 8:42 PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHWESTERN LIMESTONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA... * UNTIL 915 PM CDT. * AT 838 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 12 MILES NORTHEAST OF ROGERSVILLE, OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATHENS, MOVING NORTH AT 45 MPH. AT 8:30 PM, THE PUBLIC REPORTED GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL IN WESTERN LIMESTONE COUNTY. HAZARD...GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... LESTER, LEGGTOWN, GOOD SPRINGS, CARTWRIGHT, CAIRO AND MT ROZELL. 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. && A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM CDT FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN ALABAMA. HAIL...1.75IN WIND...60MPH

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