Severe T-storm Warning for Bibb, Jefferson and Shelby County Until 4:30am Friday… #alwx

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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL

332 AM CDT FRI OCT 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…  NORTHERN BIBB COUNTY IN ALABAMA…  SOUTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN ALABAMA..   SHELBY COUNTY IN ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 430 AM CDT

* AT 331 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   ALABAMA ADVENTURE TO MERTZ…AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…   HUEYTOWN…BESSEMER…FAIRFIELD…HOMEWOOD…BIRMINGHAM…VESTAVIA   HILLS…HOOVER AND MOUNTAIN BROOK.

THIS INCLUDES… INTERSTATE 65 EXIT NUMBERS 228 THROUGH 262… INTERSTATE 459 EXIT NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 33… 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 SOME DAMAGE…ESPECIALLY TO SMALLER STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION…MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.

Richard Scott

WVUA Chief Meteorologist

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