AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 339 AM CST THU MAR 1 2007
.DISCUSSION... NOT MUCH LEFT BUT THE WAITING...WATCHING...ANALYZING...AND ADJUSTING. THE STAGE IS RAPIDLY BECOMING SET FOR A POTENTIAL VERY HIGH IMPACT SEVERE WEATHER/TORNADO EVENT ACROSS THE AREA. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALREADY BREAKING OUT THIS MORNING ARE A RELATIVE NUISANCE COMPARED TO WHAT COULD DEVELOP LATER TODAY. SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOKS AND STATEMENTS FROM SPC DESCRIBE THE SCENARIO VERY WELL... AND NO NEED TO REHASH THINGS. EXPECTED TIMING REMAINS BASICALLY UNCHANGED...WITH GREATEST THREAT TIME FROM ABOUT NOON TO 8 PM (WEST TO EAST). NOT TRYING TO NEEDLESSLY HYPE THIS THING AND CREATE A PANIC. BUT ALL FOLKS NEED TO BE AWARE OF THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG TORNADOES THIS AFTERNOON...AND WILL COUNT ON OUR PARTNERS (MEDIA... EMA...AND OTHERS) TO HELP GET THE WORD OUT.
Extraordinary August Storm - This is perhaps the strongest August storm on record---certainly the most impressive in my memory. Here are the maximum winds during the 24h ending 9 PM ...
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