Thunderstorm Warning for Colbert County AL and 1 More

HUNTSVILLE, AL (1149 PM CDT SAT APR 13 2019) — The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southwestern Colbert County in northwestern Alabama Western Franklin County in northwestern Alabama until 1230 AM CDT. At 1149 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Tremont, or 9 miles west of Hamilton, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Red Bay, Belgreen, Vina, Hodges, Pogo, Cedar Creek Reservoir, Atwood, Srygley Church, Maud and Halltown. 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. 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. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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