canada africa partner reservation Severe Thunderstorm Warning – Jackson, Limestone, Madison Until 2:30 a.m.: The Alabama Weather Blog

Severe Thunderstorm Warning – Jackson, Limestone, Madison Until 2:30 a.m.: The Alabama Weather Blog

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The National Weather Service in Huntsville, Alabama, has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for several areas in northern Alabama and southern Tennessee. The warning includes:

Western Jackson County in northeastern Alabama
Madison County in north-central Alabama
Limestone County in north-central Alabama
Southeastern Lincoln County in Middle Tennessee
Southwestern Franklin County in Middle Tennessee
This warning is in effect until 2:30 a.m. CDT.

As of 1:28 a.m. CDT, there was a severe thunderstorm near Athens, moving east at 40 mph. This storm brings significant hazards, including 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-sized hail, as indicated by radar. These conditions are expected to cause hail damage to vehicles and wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.

Affected areas
Locations that will be affected by this storm include:

Huntsville
Madison
Athens
Moore’s Mill
Meridianville
Redstone Armory
Hazel Green
Owens Crossroads
Huntland
Horizon

Safety Precautions: For your safety, it is advised that you go to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building to stay safe from the high winds and possible hail.

Additionally, a Tornado Watch remains in effect until 5 a.m. CDT for Middle Tennessee and until 8 a.m. CDT for North Central, Northeast and Northwest Alabama. Stay alert and up to date with the latest weather information to ensure your safety.

Category: Alabama 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 co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series in the US. He also provides predictions for the BassMaster Elite Series events, including the BassMaster Classic.