Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
822 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

ALZ024-025-290215-
JEFFERSON AL-SHELBY AL-
822 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL SHELBY AND CENTRAL
JEFFERSON COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM CDT...

AT 822 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
OAK MOUNTAIN STATE PARK...OR OVER PELHAM...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 20
MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...VESTAVIA HILLS...BESSEMER...HOMEWOOD...
PELHAM...MOUNTAIN BROOK...HELENA...HUEYTOWN...IRONDALE...FAIRFIELD...
CHELSEA...FULTONDALE...PLEASANT GROVE...TARRANT...MIDFIELD...
ADAMSVILLE...BRIGHTON...INDIAN SPRINGS VILLAGE AND LIPSCOMB.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 242 AND 266.
 INTERSTATE 459 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 10 AND 23.
 INTERSTATE 59 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 130 AND 132.
 INTERSTATE 20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 113 AND 133.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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

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LAT...LON 3323 8660 3329 8684 3357 8711 3361 8672
TIME...MOT...LOC 0122Z 155DEG 16KT 3333 8676

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