Tornado Warning for Tuscaloosa and Jefferson Until 8:15pm. #wxal @wvua23

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

East central Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama…

South central Jefferson County in central Alabama…
* Until 815 PM CDT
* At 736 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado

was located over West Blocton, or 12 miles north of Centreville, 

moving northeast at 30 mph. This storm has a history of producing 

tornadoes.
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…

Bessemer, Hueytown, Lake View, Vance, North Johns, Splash

Adventure, Tannehill Ironworks State Park, Concord, North Bibb,

McCalla, Promenade Tannehill, Bucksville, Weller, Bent Brook Golf

Club, McAdory, Caffee Junction, Bessemer Airport and Lake Cyrus.
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.

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