Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
549 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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549 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AREAS OF LOW CLOUDS AND FOG WILL LINGER THROUGH 8AM THIS MORNING.
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED TO UNDER ONE MILE AT TIMES.

SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AS EARLY AS THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF CENTRAL ALABAMA...WHERE THE GREATEST
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL EXIST. GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A
LINE FROM SELMA...TO ALABASTER...TO ONEONTA WILL SEE THE BEST
CHANCE OF DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND TORNADOES THROUGH THIS
EVENING. A LIMITED CHANCE OF SEVERE STORMS WILL EXIST ACROSS THE
EASTERN HALF OF CENTRAL ALABAMA THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS
TONIGHT WITH DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS THE PRIMARY THREAT.

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

ADDITIONALLY...GUSTY WINDS AROUND 30 TO 35 MPH ARE POSSIBLE
OUTSIDE THE RAIN AREAS TODAY 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 WILL BE
NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT DUE TO THE SEVERE WEATHER
THREAT.

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