Tornado Watch for West & Central AL Until 1 a.m. #alwx @wvua23

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 72 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT FRIDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ALABAMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 22 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ALABAMA

AUTAUGA BIBB BLOUNT
CHILTON COOSA DALLAS
JEFFERSON PERRY SHELBY
ST. CLAIR TALLADEGA WALKER

IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA

MARION WINSTON

IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA

FAYETTE GREENE HALE
LAMAR MARENGO PICKENS
SUMTER TUSCALOOSA

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ALABASTER…ALICEVILLE…
BIRMINGHAM…BRENT…CARROLLTON…CENTREVILLE…CLANTON…
COLUMBIANA…DEMOPOLIS…EUTAW…FAYETTE…GREENSBORO…
HALEYVILLE…HAMILTON…HOOVER…JASPER…LINDEN…LIVINGSTON…
MARION…MOODY…MOUNDVILLE…ONEONTA…PELHAM…PELL CITY…
PRATTVILLE…ROCKFORD…SELMA…SULLIGENT…SYLACAUGA…
TALLADEGA…TUSCALOOSA…UNIONTOWN…VERNON AND YORK.

Everyone needs to be weather alert later this afternoon and tonight. Make sure you have a way to get warnings and a backup source. There are lots of warning apps for smart phones. You can use your NOAA weather radio to get alerts, and tune into WVUA-23 for live coverage during tornado warnings.

Tornado coverage… We will be on TV on WVUA non-stop during tornado warnings for all of west, central and east Alabama in the Birmingham TV market area. We can be heard live on Moody Radio 88.9fm in the Tuscaloosa/Birmingham area, 89.5fm in the Selma area, 91.9fm in the Dixons Mills area if you lose power.

Join us live on WVUA23 weekdays at 5, 6 and 10:00 P.M. and weekends at 10PM for the very latest on your news, weather and sports.

Richard Scott
WVUA Chief Meteorologist
rscott@wvua23.com
Twitter: RichardWVUA23
Facebook: WVUA23RichardScott

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