Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
615 PM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

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615 PM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A SQUALL LINE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE AND
EMBEDDED TORNADOES WILL MOVE THROUGH CENTRAL ALABAMA TONIGHT. THIS
ORGANIZED ACTIVITY WILL APPROACH THE INTERSTATE 65 CORRIDOR AROUND
MIDNIGHT...THEN SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA THE
REMAINDER OF THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THE ORGANIZED LINE.

ALTHOUGH SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL
ALABAMA...THE GREATEST THREAT WILL BE WEST OF A LINE FROM SELMA TO
BIRMINGHAM. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS
OF 60 MPH OR GREATER AND ISOLATED TORNADOES. THERE IS A SLIGHTLY
LOWER THREAT OF LARGE HAIL AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.

AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM...A TIGHTENED PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL RESULT IN SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 20 MPH AND WIND
GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 MPH TONIGHT...OUTSIDE OF ANY
CONVECTION.

ANY STORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL...WITH 1.5 TO 3 INCHES
EXPECTED AREAWIDE THROUGH TOMORROW. PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ALABAMA HAVE RECEIVED 2 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE LAST SEVERAL
DAYS...AND A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR FOR
LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM MILLPORT TO
CORDOVA TO ONEONTA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

SOME THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE POSSIBLE ON TUESDAY
ACROSS EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA. THIS WILL BE HIGHLY DEPENDENT ON THE
ORGANIZED LINE PROGRESSION OVERNIGHT AND THIS TIME PERIOD WILL BE
UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WILL BE
NEEDED FROM THROUGH TONIGHT.

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