Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Special Weather Statement



Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Huntsville AL

458 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2023


ALZ016-092230-

Cullman AL-

458 PM CDT Wed Aug 9 2023


...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southern Cullman

County through 530 PM CDT...


At 458 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near

Smith Dam, or 14 miles north of Sumiton, moving east at 50 mph.


HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail.


SOURCE...Radar indicated.


IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around

         unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is

         possible.


Locations impacted include...

Hanceville, Good Hope, Dodge City, Garden City, Colony, Walter,

Wilburn, Bremen, Arkadelphia and Black Bottom.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.


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.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for

north central Alabama.


&&


LAT...LON 3389 8701 3390 8710 3392 8708 3399 8715

      3399 8711 3409 8711 3413 8660 3412 8660

      3409 8668 3409 8669 3405 8668 3406 8671

      3403 8670 3398 8676 3393 8686 3394 8688

      3391 8692 3387 8692 3386 8696 3386 8699

TIME...MOT...LOC 2158Z 271DEG 44KT 3396 8699


MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN

MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH


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