Strong Storms Affecting Parts Of Marion & Lamar Counties

At 701 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Detroit, or 12 miles northwest of Sulligent, moving east at 70 mph. Penny size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Hamilton, Haleyville, Hackleburg, Detroit, Weston, Brinn, Bear Creek, Tessner, Byrd, Pearces Mill, Rankin Fite Airport and Upper Bear Creek Reservoir.


Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

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