Update: Severe weather advisories issued for Alabama
By Jeff Wyatt
Update from the ABC 33/40 Weather Blog:No warnings are in effect now. But there is still the potential for damaging winds from the stronger storms in the line. At 9:55 p.m., a trained spotter reported trees down along Huffman Road near 5 mile creek in the northeastern part of Birmingham. We will continue to track the line of storms as it pushes eastward through the remainder of the night.-----Forecasters have issued advisories on tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and flash floods covering a large swath of Alabama. A National Weather Service tornado watch spanning most of northwestern Alabama is expected to expire at 1 a.m. Tuesday. The tornado watch covers an area including Colbert, Cullman, Morgan, Limestone counties and more. A severe thunderstorm watch covering parts of central and western Alabama is also expected to expire at 1 a.m. The severe thunderstorm watch covers several counties including Bibb, Tuscaloosa and Jefferson. The National Weather Service says a system moving through the region is expected to produce heavy rain, which has prompted a flood watch advisory covering parts of northern Alabama. The flash flood warning is expected to expire Tuesday evening.
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