Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
714 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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714 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT.

THERE IS A THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING DAMAGING
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND TORNADOES...ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ALABAMA TONIGHT. THE AREA WITH THE GREATEST TORNADO RISK IS IN
WEST ALABAMA...AND INCLUDES THE CITIES OF JASPER...FAYETTE...
TUSCALOOSA...CARROLLTON...EUTAW...AND YORK.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM THREAT WILL END WHEN A COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH THE STATE. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE NORTHWEST
CORNER OF ALABAMA AROUND 10 PM...THE INTERSTATE 65 CORRIDOR
BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 4 AM...AND THE MONTGOMERY AND AUBURN AREAS
BETWEEN AROUND 5 AM TO 7 AM.

THERE IS ALSO A THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING TONIGHT DUE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL ALONG A THE SLOW MOVING LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS.

ADDITIONALLY...WINDS OUTSIDE OF THUNDERSTORM AREAS MAY GUST AS
HIGH AS 30 TO 35 MPH UNTIL AROUND 3 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE
NEEDED THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS DUE TO THE SEVERE WEATHER
THREAT.

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