SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EAST CENTRAL JEFFERSON AND WEST
CENTRAL ST. CLAIR COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM CDT...
At 553 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Branchville to near Brook Highland. Movement
was northeast at 5 mph.
Pea size hail and wind gusts around 40 mph will be possible with
Locations impacted include...
Birmingham, Vestavia Hills, Homewood, Mountain Brook, Trussville,
Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Springville, Odenville, Center Point,
Tarrant, Margaret, Argo, Chalkville, Shops of Grand River, Bald Rock,
Kingston, Five Points South and Grayson Valley.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.