Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1208 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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1208 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.

ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS EARLY AS 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA WITH ANY
DISCRETE INDIVIDUAL STORMS THAT MAY DEVELOP AHEAD OF THE SQUALL
LINE. THE SECOND...AND PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE TONIGHT ALONG A
SQUALL LINE THAT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AHEAD OF A SURFACE FRONT.
THIS LINE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE WESTERN COUNTIES GENERALLY
AFTER 9 PM AND PROGRESS ACROSS CENTRAL ALABAMA DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. AS THE LINE PROGRESSES EASTWARD DURING THE LATE
NIGHT HOURS TOWARD SUNRISE STORMS SHOULD WEAKEN. OVERALL THE
SEVERE THREAT WILL BE ALONG AND WEST OF A WEDOWEE TO TROY
LINE...WITH THE BEST SEVERE THREAT ALONG AND WEST OF A GADSDEN TO
CLANTON TO SELMA LINE. THREATS WILL INCLUDE A CHANCE OF DAMAGING
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND TORNADOES.

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

ADDITIONALLY...GUSTY WINDS AROUND 30 TO 35 MPH ARE POSSIBLE
OUTSIDE THE RAIN AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.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 LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL BE NEEDED TONIGHT DUE TO THE
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT.

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