SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN TALLADEGA…
NORTHEASTERN CHILTON…EAST CENTRAL TUSCALOOSA…SHELBY…
NORTHEASTERN BIBB…SOUTHWESTERN JEFFERSON…NORTHWESTERN
TALLAPOOSA…COOSA AND SOUTHWESTERN CLAY COUNTIES UNTIL 800 PM CDT…
At 716 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Bull City to Bradford. Movement was east
at 25 mph.
Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
Locations impacted include…
Southwestern Birmingham, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Bessemer,
Homewood, Pelham, Helena, Hueytown, Alexander City, Sylacauga,
Calera, Fairfield, Chelsea, Montevallo, Columbiana, Jemison,
Wilsonville, Goodwater and Rockford.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.