…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN WALKER AND
NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM CST…
At 926 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Gorgas Steam Plant, or 12 miles south of Cordova, moving northeast at
Penny size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
Locations impacted include…
Gardendale, Sumiton, Dora, Adamsville, Graysville, Brookside, West
Jefferson, Cardiff, Gorgas Steam Plant, Burnwell, Quinton, Gorgas,
Sayre, Goodsprings, Barney, Birmingport, Miller Steam Plant, Tutwiler
and Partridge Crossroads.
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.
About the Author (Author Profile)
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.