Severe T-Storm Warning: East-Central Walker & Northwestern Jefferson County Until 5:30 PM

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
East central Walker County in central Alabama…
Northwestern Jefferson County in central Alabama…

* Until 530 PM CDT.

* At 443 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Sumiton, moving southeast at 15 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Western Birmingham, Gardendale, Fairfield, Fultondale, Sumiton, Dora, Adamsville, Warrior, Kimberly, Graysville, Morris, Brookside, Mulga, West Jefferson, Cardiff, Ensley, Forestdale, Burnwell, Quinton and McDonald Chapel.


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

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature’s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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