March 8, 2021

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Strong Storms Now Affecting Walker County : The Alabama Weather Blog

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…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL WALKER COUNTY UNTIL 715
PM CST…

At 648 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Oakman, or 10 miles southeast of Carbon Hill, moving northeast at 50
mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Jasper, Cordova, Parrish, Oakman, Smith Dam, Smith Lake, West Corona,
Holly Grove, Powellville, Manchester, Gamble, Corona, Townley, Boldo
and Walker County Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

Category: Alabama’s Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather

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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.



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