7am Wednesday Radar Update – #alwx @wvua23

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At 7am , a batch of very heavy rain and storms was located in a line from Oneonta to Tuscaloosa to Livingston. This line is slowly sinking southeast and will likely dump a good inch or two of rain as it tracks along and then southeast of I-59. Rain amounts over northwest Alabama are impressive, with radar estimates over 4 to 5 inches in many spots. Flooding is occurring in some areas across the northwest side of the state.

We’re maintaining a low end risk of isolated tornadoes through mid morning for areas along and ahead of the leading edge of the storms. While the tornado risk is much lower than it was yesterday evening and lastnight over northwest AL, I can’t rule out a quick spin-up tornado across central and east Alabama through mid morning. Areas to the northwest of the leading edge of the storms is in good shape, as the severe risk has ended for those areas to the west of Livingston, Tuscaloosa, Jasper and Cullman.

Keep in mind, we go live non-stop on TV on WVUA (Channel 23 on Satellite, check your listing for WVUA/WUOA on your local cable service channel) during tornado warnings. You can go to wvua23.com, scroll to the weather tab and click on Live severe weather stream to watch from your computer or smart phone.

For more updates, go to the weather blog at wvua23.com, scroll to the weather tab and click weather blog. Updates are also on our Facebook and Twitter page. My twitter is @RichardWVUA23 and Facebook is WVUA23RichardScott

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

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