Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
218 PM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

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218 PM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH ALABAMA AND PORTIONS
OF SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

A STRENGTHENING STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE WEST
THIS EVENING. SCATTERED STORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE INTERSTATE 20
CORRIDOR AND SWEEP NORTHWARD TOWARD THE TENNESSEE VALLEY REGION BY
MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS
ANTICIPATED TO IMPACT THE REGION FROM WEST TO EAST DURING THE EVENING
AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AS THE COLD FRONT APPROACHES. THE
THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AND
PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH DAMAGING WINDS OF 60 TO 70 MPH AND
BRIEF TORNADOES THE PRIMARY THREATS.

OTHERWISE..A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE REGION
THROUGH 7 AM TUESDAY FOR SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH AND
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 MPH. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR
ALL COUNTIES BEGINNING AT 7 PM THIS EVENING...DUE TO THE POTENTIAL
FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM.

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

THE THREAT FOR STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST BETWEEN 7
AM AND NOON TUESDAY...MAINLY FOR LOCATIONS EAST OF INTERSTATE 65. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL ALSO REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE FORECAST
AREA THROUGH 1 PM TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IS
LIKELY BEGINNING THIS EVENING FOR ALL AREAS. THE NEED FOR
ACTIVATION WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST LATE TUESDAY MORNING.

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