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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
125 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-
CLEBURNE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-TALLADEGA-
CLAY-RANDOLPH-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-
CHAMBERS-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-MONTGOMERY-MACON-
BULLOCK-LEE-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-
125 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

MINOR RIVER FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TODAY ALONG PORTIONS OF
THE BLACK WARRIOR RIVER BASIN. PLEASE SEE RIVER STATEMENTS FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

FOR SUNDAY NIGHT...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TO OUR
WEST AND MOVE INTO THE FORECAST AREA. SOME STORMS COULD BE SEVERE
WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL AS THE PRIMARY THREATS...WITH A
LOWER BUT NON-ZERO TORNADO THREAT. THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL
INCLUDES ALL OF THE FORECAST AREA...BUT THE HIGHEST CHANCE FOR
SEVERE STORMS APPEARS MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 20.
THE THREAT MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS 11 PM IN WEST AND CONTINUE
THROUGH 6 AM IN THE EAST.

MINOR RIVER FLOODING MAY CONTINUE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE TOMBIGBEE
AND BLACK WARRIOR RIVER BASINS THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE
NEEDED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

$$




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