As clouds increase over the next few hours, we are monitoring the potential for severe weather. As early as 10:00 tonight, storms could enter West Alabama. James Spann, ABC 33/40, and Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa Chief Meteorologist alerted us that “most of the activity comes after midnight, into the pre-dawn hours tomorrow. Some of the thunderstorms could produce strong, gusty winds and small hail. A brief, isolated tornado is possible, but not likely.”

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has our coverage areas under a Hazardous Weather Outlook. “A couple of severe storms are possible starting late tonight in West Alabama, continuing to the east through the overnight hours. Threats include damaging winds up to 60 mph and a brief tornado.”

PLEASE STAY WEATHER AWARE:

Since this possible storm activity happens in the late night, overnight, and early morning hours. This means you must be sure you do not silence your phone when you go to bed tonight. Also, it would be a great idea to have multiple ways to receive warnings. You will need to have access to information quickly. Also, have numerous ways to receive weather information.

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DEVELOPING:

We are in the middle of severe weather season. I wanted to share weather information that could take place over the next few days as well. There could be the potential for severe storms late Friday night through Saturday afternoon as well. The main threats with this system are damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour, isolated tornadoes, and minor flooding.

(Source) For more information from James Spann, click here.  For more information from the National Weather Service, click here.

 

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