78
      Thursday
      93 / 75
      Friday
      94 / 73
      Saturday
      94 / 73

      Severe storms moving through Marion and Lamar Counties

      A line of sting and severe storms is moving through Marion and Lamar counties. This weather system could producer tornadoes, flooding, hail and damaging winds. {}The rest of the line extends back into Mississippi, but will soon be in Alabama. {}Damaging straight line winds continue to be the biggest threat. Some winds up to 60 mph have already been reported in MS. The ABC 33/40 Weather Team is watching for rotation as the tornado threat is there, but it is low.

      Tornado watches have been issued around most of the state. {}One watch set to expire at 1 a.m. Friday includes Bibb, Dallas, Tuscaloosa Counties and others. Another watch set to expire at 3 a.m. includes Cullman, Etowah, Jefferson, Limestone and Montgomery counties, among others. {}

      A wind advisory throughout most of the state is expected to expire around midnight. Forecasters predict sustained winds of 20-25 mph, with the possibility of gusts up to 35 mph.

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