The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Jefferson County in central Alabama…
* Until 1100 PM CST.
* At 1033 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
tornado was located over Brookside, or near Fultondale, moving east
at 50 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…
Northern Birmingham, Trussville, Gardendale, Fultondale, Center
Point, Clay, Pinson, Tarrant, Adamsville, Argo, Graysville,
Brookside, Cardiff, Ketona Lakes, Chalkville, Grayson Valley,
Forestdale, Minor, New Castle and Danville.
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.