Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
401 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

ALZ022-262130-
PICKENS AL-
401 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN PICKENS COUNTY UNTIL 430
PM CDT...

AT 401 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR BIGBEE VALLEY...OR 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF PICKENSVILLE...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALICEVILLE...REFORM...CARROLLTON...PICKENSVILLE...ETHELSVILLE...
MCMULLEN...BEVILL LOCK AND DAM...GARDEN...GEORGE DOWNER AIRPORT...
PINE GROVE...NORTH PICKENS AIRPORT...MCSHAN...FOREST AND OWENS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3351 8828 3340 8796 3310 8819 3319 8832
TIME...MOT...LOC 2101Z 300DEG 14KT 3333 8833

$$

CJB



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