Update 11:06 pm:

Heads up Pickens County, you have a severe thunderstorm warning until Midnight. Possible nickel sized hail and wind gusts up to 60 mph

Update 10:55 pm:

Stay weather aware; there is a Significant Weather Advisory until 11:45 pm for Northwestern Tuscaloosa County.  Possible pea-sized hail and winds over 40 mph.

Update 10:49 pm:

Tornado producing storm was located over Center Point or near Gardendale, moving northeast at 45 mph.

Update 10:46 pm:

A confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located over Fultondale, moving east at 45 mph.

Update 10:36 pm:

Tornado Warning until 11:00 pm for Jefferson County.

Update 10:32 pm:

There is a Significant Weather Advisory for Northern Pickens County until 11:15 pm.

Update 10:22 pm:

National Weather Service cancels Tornado Watch for Lamar, Marion, and Winston counties.

Also, continues Tornado Watch until 1 am Tuesday. For the follow counties: Bibb, Blount, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Pickens, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, and Walker.

Update: 10:04 pm

Update 9:56 pm:

There are reports of nickel size hail in West Jefferson County.

Update 9:44 pm:

There is a Significant Weather Advisory for Northern Tuscaloosa County until 10 pm.

Update 8:04 pm:

There is a Significant Weather Advisory until 830p for Central Pickens County.

Update: 6:48 pm:

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.

Update 6:26 pm:

Below were the areas that are covered by our listening areas. Here is the list of all the counties under the Tornado Watch until 1 am Tuesday.

Bibb, Blount, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker and Winston.

Update 6:15 pm:

There is a Significant Weather Advisory until 6:45 pm for North Central Walker County and Southeaster Winston Counties.

Update 5:58 pm:

There is a Tornado Watch until 1 am Tuesday that has been issued for the following counties: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Pickens, Sumter, Tuscaloosa and Walker.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

 

Threats for Tonight, Possible Tornadoes, Damaging Winds and Hail

The National Weather Service Birmingham alerts us that “there is a risk of severe thunderstorms from 7 pm tonight to 5 am Tuesday for locations near and northwest of Interstate 85. Threats include a few tornadoes, damaging winds up to 60 mph, and hail up to quarter size."

Since these storms could be during the overnight hours, please be sure to have your phone volume up. Also, have your app alerts turned on so they can wake you up.

What you need to know:

There is a level 2 out of 5 risk (slight) for northwest Central Alabama.

There is level 1 out of 5 risk (marginal) elsewhere.

The National Weather Service notes that the potential for the severe weather outlook tonight is based on their latest analysis and coordination. Also, the NWS believes that the “line of storms should begin to weaken as it approaches the southeast portions of Central Alabama early Tuesday morning.”

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