Severe T-Storm Warning-Lamar/Fayette

A severe thunderstorm warning is in place for northern Lamar and Fayette Counties until 10:00. A line of storms slowly pushing into our area will bring the threat of high winds and hail to our northern counties. We will have complete updates coming up on the news at 10:00. Be sure to join us!

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

A new severe thunderstorm watch has been issued to include northern Alabama and some counties over central sections. The watch will be in place through midnight. A line of strong to severe thunderstorms is now marching southeast out of Tennessee. The core of these storms should stay to our north, although a thunderstorm can’t be ruled out as far south as Fayette or Hamilton. Here is the actual text:

 COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
  
   BLOUNT               CALHOUN             CHEROKEE           
   CLEBURNE             COLBERT             CULLMAN            
   DEKALB               ETOWAH              FRANKLIN           
   JACKSON              JEFFERSON           LAUDERDALE         
   LAWRENCE             LIMESTONE           MADISON            
   MARION               MARSHALL            MORGAN             
   ST. CLAIR            WALKER              WINSTON

Monday Afternoon Weather Discussion-3:47 PM

The past few days have been quite busy for us, with several complexes of strong to severe thunderstorms moving into the state. There is still a chance for some thunderstorms this evening, but the main rain threat will be in areas north and east of Tuscaloosa. Otherwise, tonight is going to be fair, with lows near 70 degrees. Our monthly rainfall budget is showing a rain total very close to average; however, we’re going to need some rain by the middle of the week. An upper air ridge is building overhead and this will bring us dry weather for the next several days. Highs will be rising into the middle to upper 90s, with afternoon heat index values between 100 and 105 degrees. The sky will be sunny for the most part and the threat for thunderstorms will be in areas to our north through at-least Friday. By the weekend the ridge will be weakening and this will set the stage for the chance of an afternoon thunderstorm or shower. We’re still going to have a decent dry period over the weekend and not all areas will receive rain on Saturday and Sunday. Have a great evening and be sure to join us tonight for more details!

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Wes Wyatt
Chief Meteorologist