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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
610 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

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610 AM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

THERE WILL BE SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS CENTRAL ALABAMA TODAY.

THIS MORNING THROUGH 10 AM...A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY GROW STRONG
ENOUGH TO PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH OR ONE INCH HAIL. WHILE
THE THREAT EXISTS ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL ALABAMA...THERE IS A
SLIGHTLY HIGHER THREAT IN THE SOUTH HALF.

FROM AROUND NOON TODAY TO 8 PM THIS EVENING...THERE IS ANOTHER
CHANCE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL ALABAMA. WIND
GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH AND HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE ARE POSSIBLE
DURING THIS TIME FRAME.

THE FINAL SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL BE FROM AROUND MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 7 AM MONDAY MORNING. WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH AND HAIL UP
TO GOLF BALL SIZE ARE POSSIBLE. ADDITIONALLY...THERE IS A SMALL
THREAT OF TORNADOES AS WELL. THE THREAT INCLUDES ALL OF CENTRAL
ALABAMA...ALTHOUGH THERE IS A SLIGHTLY HIGHER THREAT IN THE NORTH
HALF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

MINOR RIVER FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE TOMBIGBEE
AND BLACK WARRIOR RIVER BASINS BEGINNING MONDAY AND LASTING AS
LONG AS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE
NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT DUE TO THE TRHEAT OF SEVERE STORMS.

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