Tornado Warning Jefferson County!

We’ve gotten a couple of reports of high wind and rain in the City of Tuscaloosa. The storms continue to march southeast and winds will be gusting as high as 40 mph. The line has arced to the southeast, and this area will bring high wind gusts to Duncanville, Hulls, Moundville, and Centreville over the next 30 minutes. Also a tornado Warning was just issued for Jefferson County! Be sure to stay with your Home Team for the latest.

Wes Wyatt
WVUA Weather

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3:20 AM SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR Jefferson County

  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…VESTAVIA HILLS…TRUSSVILLE…
  MOUNTAIN BROOK…MIDFIELD…LIPSCOMB…LEEDS…IRONDALE…
  HUEYTOWN…HOOVER…HOMEWOOD…GARDENDALE…FULTONDALE…
  FORESTDALE…FAIRFIELD…CENTER POINT…BRIGHTON…BIRMINGHAM
  AIRPORT…BIRMINGHAM…BESSEMER…

* UNTIL 400 AM CST

* AT 319 AM CST…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN
  EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
  FROM KIMBERLY TO WELLER…OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES
  NORTH OF GARDENDALE TO 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HUEYTOWN…AND MOVING
  EAST AT 70 MPH.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR…
  PALMERDALE…VESTAVIA HILLS…SHANNON AND PINSON-CLAY-CHALKVILLE BY
  330 AM CST…
  TRUSSVILLE…IRONDALE…CAHABA HEIGHTS AND ALTON BY 335 AM CST…
  LEEDS AND LITTLE CAHABA RIVER BELOW LEEDS BY 340 AM CST…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH…PREPARE
IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS…DESTRUCTIVE HAIL…AND DEADLY CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER…
PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING BUT AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT FOR TUSCALOOSA COUNTY UNTIL 315 AM

AT 235 AM CST…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BANKSTON TO GORDO TO
ALICEVILLE…OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
FAYETTE TO 10 MILES EAST OF REFORM TO ALICEVILLE…MOVING EAST AT 60
MPH.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IN OR NEAR THE PATH INCLUDE…
  NEW LEXINGTON.
  ECHOLA.
  US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WELL.
  WINDHAM SPRINGS.
  TUSCALOOSA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.
  LAKE TUSCALOOSA.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM CST.

2:38 AM Severe Weather Update

Thunderstorms are now rolling into the area. You can expect gusty winds and the possibility of small hail as the storms move through. There is a chance that some of the storms may grow severe and a watch remains in place until 6:00 a.m. As always, your Home Team is here watching the radar closely and we will bring you the latest advisories if warnings are issued. Our alert crawl has been activated throughout the early morning hours and this will display the latest advisories. Also, we will break into programming if needed. Significant Weather Alerts have been issued for some counties in our area and this means winds up to 40 mph can be expected with the storms of concern. Also, these cells may pulse to the severe level. We will be watching things for you. Stay tuned to WVUA.

Wes Wyatt
WVUA Weather

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT FOR FAYETTE COUNTY UNTIL 300 AM CST…

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT FOR FAYETTE COUNTY UNTIL 300 AM CST…

AT 222 AM CST…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GLEN ALLEN TO
ASHCRAFT CORNER…OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM WINFIELD TO 9 MILES
EAST OF MILLPORT…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IN OR NEAR THE PATH INCLUDE…
  FAYETTE.
  FOWLERS CROSSROADS.
  BERRY.
  BOLEY SPRINGS.

THIS THUNDERSTORM COULD INTENSIFY QUICKLY…SO BE READY TO ACT IF A
WARNING IS ISSUED.

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT FOR LAMAR AND PICKENS COUNTIES UNTIL 245

AT 201 AM CST…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HIGHTOGY TO 10 MILES
NORTHWEST OF PICKENSVILLE…OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM VERNON TO
10 MILES NORTHWEST OF PICKENSVILLE…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IN OR NEAR THE PATH INCLUDE…
  LUXAPALLILA CREEK.
  SHAW.
  PICKENSVILLE.
  REFORM.
  DILLBURG.

THIS THUNDERSTORM COULD INTENSIFY QUICKLY…SO BE READY TO ACT IF A
WARNING IS ISSUED.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Home Team RadarThe National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for West Alabama until 6 a.m.. The counties are listed below.

ALABAMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:

AUTAUGA… BIBB… CHILTON… CHOCTAW… DALLAS… FAYETTE… GREENE… HALE… JEFFERSON… LAMAR… LOWNDES… MARENGO… PERRY… PICKENS… SHELBY… SUMTER… TUSCALOOSA… WALKER.

Robert Stevenson
WVUA Weather