Severe weather can happen at any time. Here are some events from the last couple of years:
Tornadoes of April 11th, 2013: 7 tornadoes touched down in Central Alabama as a squall line and discrete supercells moved across the are during the afternoon and evening hours.
Severe Weather of January 30th, 2013: 5 tornadoes, as well as damaging straight-line winds and flooding, impacted the area as part of a larger storm system that moved across the Lower Mississippi River and Tennessee River Valleys.
Christmas Tornadoes of 2012: 8 tornadoes made their way through the southern counties of central Alabama. Luckily, only 2 people were injured as this was another example of tornado touchdowns at night.
Tornado Outbreak of January 23, 2012: 11 tornadoes touched down around central Alabama during the morning hours of January 23rd. 2 people lost their lives and 76 people were injured.
Tornado Outbreak of April 15th: As part of a system which wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the United States on April 14th-16th, 30 tornadoes developed across central Alabama.
Historic Tornado Outbreak of April 27th
For a more comprehensive list of past severe weather events, click here.