The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Calhoun County in east central Alabama…
Northeastern Cleburne County in east central Alabama…
Southeastern Cherokee County in northeastern Alabama…
* Until 1245 AM CST.
* At 1208 AM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
tornado was located over Piedmont, moving east at 45 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* Locations impacted include…
Piedmont, Pleasant Gap, Knightens Crossroads, Borden Springs and
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.
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.