Radar Update: 12:30 a.m.~~ #alwx @wvua23

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At 12:30am, numerous showers and embedded thunderstorms are impacting areas roughly along and to the northwest of I-59. Rain is falling at times in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and Gadsden and points to the northwest. One good sign is there have been no severe weather warnings over the past few hours with the approaching storms from the west. The risk of severe weather tonight is low, but it’s not out of the question to get a warning or two overnight.

Given the uplift, wind shear and increasing surface based instability, storms that develop stand the chance of becoming strong. There could be an isolated wind damage issue or a spin-up tornado tonight, as the main line works through the state. The risk is on the low end of the scale, but I still want you to be weather alert tonight incase a severe storm moves into your area. Have a source to wake you up if a warning is issued for your area.

The risk of strong and isolated severe storms will develop between 1am and 3am near and northwest of I-59, then impact areas to the southeast of Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and Gadsden between 2am and 5am.

Keep in mind, we go live non-stop on TV on WVUA 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

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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