Severe T-Storm Warning: Jefferson County

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 449 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PENNY SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING
  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MOUNTAIN
  BROOK…AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  HOMEWOOD…KINGSTON…BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT…U.A.B. CAMPUS…KETONA
  LAKES…TARRANT…B.J.C.C….LEGION FIELD…BIRMINGHAM
  FAIRGOUNDS…ENSLEY…VILLAGE CREEK AVENUE W…FORESTDALE AND MINOR

WINDS OF 60 TO 70 MPH WILL BREAK LARGE TREE LIMBS AND CAUSE SOME
DAMAGE…ESPECIALLY TO SMALLER STRUCTURES.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS…CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS.
REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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