The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued the following:

A Strong Thunderstorm will impact portions of southwestern Tuscaloosa County Through 7:30 P.M. CDT.

AT 703 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a severe thunderstorm over southwestern Tuscaloosa. This storm was nearly stationary.

HAZARD: Winds in excess of 40 MPH and pea-sized hail.

SOURCE: Radar indicated.

IMPACT: Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE: Tuscaloosa, Northport, Holt, Coker, University Mall, McFarland Mall, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, Englewood, Cottondale, Little Sandy, Flatwoods, Maxwell, University of Alabama Quad,Taylorville, Fosters Boat Landing, Palmore Park and Stillman College.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa will continue to monitor the severe weather impacting our area and provide updates as they are provided.