Severe T-storm Warning for Lamar, Fayette and Marion Until 5:15 PM Wednesday

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…NORTHWESTERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…
  NORTHERN LAMAR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHERN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 515 PM CST

* AT 429 PM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH.  THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SMITHVILLE TO 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF  ABERDEEN TO ABERDEEN…AND MOVING EAST AT 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…SULLIGENT…VERNON…WINFIELD…DETROIT…CREWS…LAMAR COUNTY
  AIRPORT…BEAVERTON AND BEDFORD.

THIS INCLUDES…US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 22 THROUGH 34…

WINDS OF 70 TO 80 MPH WILL UPROOT TREES…DOWN POWER LINES AND CAUSE DAMAGE TO HOMES AND STRUCTURES.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOUR ARE IN ITS PATH…PREPARE IMMEDAITELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

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WVUA Chief Meteorologist Richard Scott

rscott@wvuatv.com

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