We are constantly monitoring weather conditions in our listening especially during the severe weather season that's happening right now through May.

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a wind advisory from 9 am-6 pm, Thursday, April 1st, 2021.

There is the potential for wind gusts up to 35mph. You may also experience north winds from 15-20mph. This affects all of Central Alabama.

The National Weather Service defines wind advisory as "strong winds are occurring but are not so strong as to warrant a High Wind Warning. Objects that are outdoors should be secured and caution should be taken if driving."

There is the possibility that these gusty winds could impact our coverage area. Unsecured objects and tree limbs could be blown down. Also, be prepared for possible power outages. Now would be a good time to secure outdoor objects. Be mindful when driving high-profile vehicles, and use plenty of caution.

According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, here are the counties affected:
Marion, Lamar, Fayette, Winston, Walker, Blount, Etowah, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Clay, Randolph, Sumter, Green, Hale, Perry, Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Marengo, Dallas, Autauga, Lowndes, Elmore, Montgomery, Macon, Bullock, Lee, Russell, Pike, Barbour.

This including the cities of Hamilton, Sulligent, Vernon, Fayette, Double Springs, Jasper, Oneonta, Gadsden, Anniston, Centre, Heflin, Carrollton, Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Hoover, Columbiana, Pelham, Alabaster, Pell City, Moody, Talladega, Sylacauga, Ashland, Roanoke, Livingston, Eutaw, Greensboro, Moundville, Marion, Centreville, Clanton, Rockford, Alexander City, Dadeville, Valley, Lanett, Lafayette, Demopolis, Linden, Selma, Prattville, Fort Deposit, Hayneville, Wetumpka, Tallassee, Montgomery, Tuskegee, Union Springs, Auburn, Opelika, Phenix City, Troy, and Eufaula.

(Source) Click here for more information from the National Weather Service in Birmingham. 


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