Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
459 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

ALZ023>025-034-035-272230-
CHILTON AL-TUSCALOOSA AL-BIBB AL-JEFFERSON AL-SHELBY AL-
459 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN JEFFERSON...BIBB...
SOUTHWESTERN SHELBY...EASTERN TUSCALOOSA AND NORTHWESTERN CHILTON
COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM CDT...

AT 458 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LAKE WILDWOOD TO NEAR
CENTREVILLE TO LAWLEY...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HOOVER...ALABASTER...BESSEMER...PELHAM...HELENA...HUEYTOWN...
CALERA...MONTEVALLO...BRENT...COLUMBIANA...CENTREVILLE...LAKE VIEW...
BROOKWOOD...COALING...VANCE...WOODSTOCK...WEST BLOCTON...WILTON...
NORTH JOHNS AND BRIERFIELD IRONWORKS PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3349 8732 3339 8687 3317 8663 3282 8700
      3298 8717 3313 8748
TIME...MOT...LOC 2158Z 220DEG 40KT 3317 8744 3304 8715 3288 8696

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