Saturday, July 12, 2008

Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Madison County


3:49 VIL


3:50

Lightning is also frequent in Huntsville and power went out briefly here.

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
349 PM CDT SAT JUL 12 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN LIMESTONE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA...
WEST CENTRAL MADISON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA...

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 349 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PENNY SIZE
HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MADISON TO HUNTSVILLE...AND
MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HUNTSVILLE...
MADISON...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH...PREPARE
IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL...AND DEADLY CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...
PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING BUT AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS.
REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

LAT...LON 3457 8653 3457 8657 3459 8660 3457 8662
3457 8667 3459 8669 3457 8674 3458 8689
3476 8685 3476 8654
TIME...MOT...LOC 2049Z 000DEG 8KT 3469 8684 3469 8658

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KDW

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