Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Walker, Jefferson, Shelby and Chilton Co Until 6am Tuesday

Much of the area is dealing with showers and storms this morning. Some are severe as of 445am Tuesday. Also, big time flash flooding issues are happening in Jefferson and Shelby County. Use caution if driving because many roads are under water in Jefferson and Shelby County. Below is the severe thunderstorm warning update…

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 440 AM CDT TUE JUL 31 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…EXTREME NORTH CENTRAL CHILTON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA…SHELBY COUNTY IN ALABAMA…SOUTH CENTRAL WALKER COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 600 AM CDT

* AT 436 AM CDT…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 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 MOODY TO LAKE PURDY TO ROSS BRIDGE TO OAK GROVE…AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…PELHAM…CHELSEA…HELENA…ALABASTER…WILSONVILLE…COLUMBIANA…CALERA AND MONTEVALLO.

THIS INCLUDES..INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 228 THROUGH 272…INTERSTATE 459 EXIT NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 33…
US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 78 THROUGH 91…INTERSTATE 20 EXIT NUMBERS 104 THROUGH 140…INTERSTATE 59 EXIT NUMBERS 130 THROUGH 143…

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

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Richard Scott

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