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Severe Thunderstorm warning issued for Lamar, Marion counties

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR LAMAR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA AND MARION COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA UNTIL 245 PM CDT.

AT 143 PM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN MISSISSIPPI REPORTED A LINE OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF RED BAY TO TREMONT TO AMORY TO
ABERDEEN TO 18 MILES WEST OF COLUMBUS AFB…AND MOVING EAST AT 60
MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

HAMILTON…SULLIGENT…VERNON…WINFIELD…MILLPORT…DETROIT…
WESTON AND BEDFORD.

THIS INCLUDES…

US 78 EXIT NUMBERS 3 THROUGH 34…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION…MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI. THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

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