Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
724 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

ALZ022-031-210100-
PICKENS AL-GREENE AL-
724 PM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN PICKENS AND NORTHERN
GREENE COUNTIES UNTIL 800 PM CDT...

AT 724 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
ALICEVILLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

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.

THIS STORM 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 3322 8816 3303 8783 3302 8783 3302 8780
      3300 8777 3280 8798 3297 8817 3299 8817
      3300 8820 3309 8830
TIME...MOT...LOC 0024Z 309DEG 27KT 3311 8817

$$

17/KLAWS



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