The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Jefferson County in central Alabama…
* Until 1115 PM CST.
* At 1051 PM CST, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado
was located over Pinson, or near Gardendale, moving northeast at 45
This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!
SOURCE…Radar confirmed tornado.
IMPACT…You are in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris
may be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile
homes will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes,
businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete
destruction is possible.
* Locations impacted include…
Trussville, Center Point, Clay, Pinson, Argo, Grayson Valley,
Chalkville, Palmerdale and Village Springs.
To repeat, a large, extremely dangerous and potentially deadly
tornado is on the ground. To protect your life, TAKE COVER NOW! Move
to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy
building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in
a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect
yourself from flying debris.
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Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.