SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN LEE AND SOUTHWESTERN
CHAMBERS COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM CDT…
At 733 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Beans Mill, or 8 miles east of Opelika, moving northwest at 30 mph.
Wind gusts around 40 mph will be possible with this storm.
Locations impacted include…
Auburn, Opelika, Lafayette, La Fayette, Waverly, Cusseta, Chambers
County Lake, Beulah, Beans Mill, Sturkie, Oak Bowery, Bleecker, West
Chambers, Griffen Mill, Mount Jefferson and Bartletts Ferry Dam.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
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.