Severe Thunderstorm warning issued for tuscaloosa county until 7:30pm #alwx @wvua23

98F1E75C-8762-4591-9AE7-CCDBB2EE7608.pngSEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
646 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA…

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT.

* AT 646 PM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF SAMANTHA TO DEERLICK CREEK
CAMPGROUNDS TO NEAR LOW GAP, MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO
MOBILE HOMES, ROOFS, AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
EASTERN TUSCALOOSA, HOLT, LAKE VIEW, BROOKWOOD, COALING, VANCE,
ABERNANT, SAMANTHA, LAKE WILDWOOD, DEERLICK CREEK CAMPGROUNDS,
MERCEDES BENZ OF ALABAMA, BANKHEAD LOCK AND DAM, BINION CREEK
LANDING, TANNEHILL IRONWORKS STATE PARK, NORTH BIBB, WHITSON, LAKE
TUSCALOOSA, COTTONDALE, EAST BROOKWOOD AND WINDHAM SPRINGS.

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 1100 PM CDT FOR CENTRAL AND
WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA.

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