Severe Thunderstorm Warning for NE Calhoun, SE Etowah, SE Cherokee Co… until 5:15pm #alwx @wvua23

regional_temp_640 (2).JPGThe National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Northeastern Calhoun County in east central Alabama…
Southeastern Etowah County in northeastern Alabama…
Southeastern Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama…

* Until 515 PM CDT

* At 409 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Jacksonville
State University, or 7 miles northwest of Jacksonville, moving
northeast at 45 mph.

HAZARD…Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect
wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Jacksonville, Piedmont, Hokes Bluff, Forney, Glencoe, Tennala,
Pleasant Gap, Alexandria, Jacksonville State University, Moshat,
Ball Flat, Coloma, Spring Garden, Cobb City, Knightens Crossroads,
Sulphur Springs, Howells Crossroads, Reaves, Waterhouse and
Wellington.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 PM CDT for northeastern
and east central Alabama.

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