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Tuscaloosa City Damage… Updated on Friday at 11:33am

Here’s damage from 13th Street East. Some of these pictures are in my neighborhood.

WVUA Chief Meteorologist Richard Scott

rscott@wvuatv.com

Tuscaloosa Tornado Video – Updated Thursday at 6am

John Brown captures this video of the Tuscaloosa tornado off of Interstate 20/59. This is a horrible situation for the city of Tuscaloosa, and our hearts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tornado.

WVUA Chief Meteorologist Richard Scott

rscott@wvuatv.com

WVUA Off Air

WVUA is working to get back on the air.  We lost power during the storm, and our staff had to take cover in our studio.  We are safe, and working to safely report the damage to you.  Please continue to share your photos with us on our Facebook page, and E-mail them to us at news@wvuatv.com andwxpics@wvuatv.com.  Please also share your damage reports with us.  Above all, stay safe!

Tornado Emergency Warning – Tuscaloosa – 4:58 p.m.

TUSCALOOSA AL-
458 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR TUSCALOOSA COUNTY UNTIL
545 PM CDT…

…TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR RALPH…FOSTERS…INTERSTATE 20
59…TAYLORVILLE…AND TUSCALOOSA…

AT 451 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR AND STORM
SPOTTERS WERE TRACKING A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO.  THIS
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR JENA…OR 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NORTHPORT…
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
  BRYANT DENNY STADIUM…MCFARLAND MALL AND NORTHPORT AROUND 505 PM
  CDT.
  UNIVERSITY MALL…HOLT AND TUSCALOOSA AROUND 510 PM CDT.
  DEERLICK CREEK CAMPGROUNDS…LAKE WILDWOOD AND COALING AROUND 515
  PM CDT.
  BROOKWOOD AROUND 520 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE TORNADO INCLUDE LITTLE SANDY…
FLATWOODS…ENGLEWOOD…TUSCALOOSA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…OLIVER LOCK
AND DAM…PALMORE PARK…UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA QUAD…STILLMAN
COLLEGE…TAYLORVILLE AND LAKE TUSCALOOSA DAM.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…CALL 1-800-856-0758 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-800-856-0758      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

Tornado Warning – Greene, Hale, Sumter – 4:49 p.m.

TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
450 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
  SOUTHERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  SOUTHWESTERN HALE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  SUMTER COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 447 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAS TRACKING A
  CONFIRMED TORNADO 10 MILES WEST OF CUBA. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THIS
  TORNADO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…
  CUBA AROUND 455 PM CDT.
  YORK AROUND 505 PM CDT.
  BLUFFPORT…THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA AND LIVINGSTON AROUND
  515 PM CDT.
  DUG HILL AROUND 520 PM CDT.
  TISHABEE AROUND 525 PM CDT.
  THORNHILL AROUND 530 PM CDT.
  FORKLAND AND WALDEN QUARTERS AROUND 535 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THE TORNADO INCLUDE I 20 WELCOME CENTER
AT CUBA…LILITA…BELMONT…BIRDINE AND SELDON LOCK AND DAM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING.

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…
CALL 1-800-856-0758.

Tornado Warning – Greene, Tuscaloosa, Pickens – 4:48 p.m.

TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
447 PM CDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
  NORTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  SOUTHEASTERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 443 PM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM
  WAS LOCATED NEAR MANTUA…OR 14 MILES NORTH OF EUTAW…AND MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
  NORTHPORT…TUSCALOOSA…HOLT…JENA…COKER…LAKE LURLEEN STATE
  PARK…BRYANT DENNY STADIUM…MCFARLAND MALL…UNIVERSITY MALL AND
  DEERLICK CREEK CAMPGROUNDS.

THIS INCLUDES…
INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 52 THROUGH 97…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING.

&&

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER…
CALL 1-800-856-0758.