Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
321 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

ALZ020-021-030945-
CHEROKEE AL-CLEBURNE AL-
321 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN CHEROKEE AND
CLEBURNE COUNTIES UNTIL 345 AM CST...

AT 321 AM CST...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PIEDMONT TO NEAR
EDWARDSVILLE TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF HEFLIN...AND MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HEFLIN...FORNEY...FRUITHURST...EDWARDSVILLE...MARS HILLS...
MUSCADINE...PLEASANT GAP...ABERNATHY...SWEETWATER LAKE...OAK LEVEL...
I 20 WELCOME CENTER...COLEMAN LAKE AND CAMPGROUND...SPRING GARDEN...
LAKE CLEBURNE...BORDEN SPRINGS...HOLLIS CROSSROADS...TRICKEM...
MICAVILLE AND LIBERTY HILL.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 20 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 199 AND 210.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3349 8555 3349 8565 3371 8559 3380 8560
      3380 8559 3384 8559 3385 8560 3389 8560
      3389 8553 3395 8553 3396 8561 3403 8562
      3411 8543 3355 8532
TIME...MOT...LOC 0921Z 248DEG 50KT 3397 8558 3372 8556 3355 8561

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