TORNADO WATCH  – Storm System Brings Multiple Threats including Flooding

A Tornado Watch continues until 9AM for central and south Alabama. The watch extends as far east  as the Georgia line.  Severe Thunderstorms with scattered damaging wind gusts to 60+ mph are likely. A few tornadoes.  Hail up to ping pong size.

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Today’s (DAY 1) Severe Risk from SPC which begins at 6:00AM. Busy day across the Southeast US. All severe weather hazards are on the table.

Here’s the potent Severe Weather set-up at 6:00 AM.

Potential additional rainfall, on top of the excessive amounts already since Sunday afternoon.. #alwx

Flash flood warning has been issued until 5:45 AM for portions of Montgomery, Macon, Bullock counties. 3 to 5” of rain has occurred already. Additional rainfall total. 2-4”. Flooded roadways. LEE county is also under a Flash Flood Warning.

FUTURE RADAR snapshots at 5AM and 9AM. Strong to Severe storms ongoing. Tornado Watch till 9:00AM. #alwx

Here’s a peak at the next few days.

On this day in TORNADO history. Montgomery’s WORST Day ever… F3 tornado. February 12, 1945. 5:18 PM. 26 dead. Hundreds injured. Whole neighborhoods destroyed.

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