Nice for Now… Rain Wed Night/Early Thursday… Monday Forecast Update – 4:30pm #alwx @wvua23

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Good Monday afternoon!  A tight pressure gradient across the area has led to a breezy day, with winds gusting to 25mph for most of our Monday. Winds will go calm this evening, and temperatures will quickly drop into the 50s. Look for a fairly cool start to our Tuesday, with a morning low of 51 degrees. With a surface high nearby on Tuesday, we can expect lots of sunshine again.

A southeast to south wind will develop on Wednesday, brining moisture back into the area. We’ll remain dry during the day, but a cluster of rain and storms will move into the area Wednesday night and move out early on Thursday. At this point, severe weather appears unlikely. Look for a good soaking, especially in areas south of Hamilton, Cullman and Gadsden. Additional showers are possible Thursday afternoon, but the heavier rain will be during the pre-dawn hours.

Expect cooler temperatures on Thursday and especially on Friday. Highs will remain in the upper 60s on Friday, with a breezy northwest wind. Clouds will gradually clear out on Friday, with sunshine back over the weekend. We’ll quickly warm back into the 80s on Sunday and Monday.

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Showers and Storms Tonight. Radar Update, 12:15pm. #wxal @wvua23

We are watching a second round of showers and storms moving through tonight. The good news is, these will not be as strong as what we saw several hours earlier. These storms will stay too elevated in the atmosphere for tornadic activity; however, they will produce some gusty winds and a few areas could see some hail. 

Currently,  right now Marengo County is under a severe thunderstorm warning, but that storm spawning the warning is only producing what was prior mentioned. We might get a few more storms like this overnight. Other than that, we will have a calm evening. 

Reggie Roakes

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Marengo Co. Until 1am 5/1/17. #wxal @wvua23

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

Marengo County in southwestern Alabama…
* Until 100 AM CDT
* At 1154 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Butler,

moving northeast at 50 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.
SOURCE…Radar indicated. 
IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. 
* Locations impacted include…

Linden, Uniontown, Thomaston, Sweet Water, Myrtlewood, Dayton,

Putnam, Freddie Jones Field, Nanafalia, Consul, Magnolia, Wayne,

Surginer, Miller, Chickasaw State Park, Dixons Mill, Vineland,

Providence, Half Acre and Octagon.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

building.
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LAT…LON 3206 8812 3208 8804 3214 8804 3217 8801

3226 8801 3228 8802 3230 8794 3228 8794

3231 8793 3231 8794 3248 8752 3231 8752

3231 8747 3227 8747 3227 8751 3225 8752

3213 8752 3213 8762 3200 8763 3200 8811

TIME…MOT…LOC 0454Z 235DEG 44KT 3203 8814 
HAIL…0.88IN

WIND…60MPH