Tornado Warning For Pickens and Sumter Counties Until 12:15pm, 4/30/17. #wxal @wvua23. 


The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…

Southern Pickens County in west central Alabama…

Northwestern Sumter County in west central Alabama…
* Until 1215 PM CDT
* At 1127 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a

tornado was located over Cooksville, or 15 miles southwest of

Aliceville, moving northeast at 45 mph.
HAZARD…Tornado. 
SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation. 
IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without 

shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. 

Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree 

damage is likely. 
* Locations impacted include…

Aliceville, Carrollton, Pickensville, McMullen, Garden, Panola,

Benevola, Johnston Lake, Bevill Lock And Dam, Gainesville Lake Boat

Ramp And Campground, Dillburg, George Downer Airport, Pioneer,

Cochrane and Pine Grove.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest

floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a

mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter

and protect yourself from flying debris.
&&
LAT…LON 3337 8830 3340 8828 3318 8784 3304 8806

3304 8815 3303 8814 3301 8817 3298 8817

3287 8836

TIME…MOT…LOC 1627Z 215DEG 38KT 3297 8836 
TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED

HAIL…<.75IN

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