Tropical Storm Warning cancelled (9-11-2017 at 10:30 p.m.)

Update on Tropical Storm Irma

Posted at 10:00 p.m. on 9-11-2017

According to the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham, Tropical Storm Irma weakens to a Tropical Depression and the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled. A Wind Advisory through 4:00 a.m. tomorrow has been issued for winds of 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph being possible. Below is the latest Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by the NWS.

Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Birmingham AL

1024 PM CDT Mon Sep 11 2017

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the counties served by the

National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

Irma has been downgraded to a Tropical Depression, and the Tropical

Storm Warning is no longer in effect. However, gusty winds are still

possible through 4 AM Tuesday, and a Wind Advisory is now in effect

for most of Central Alabama except across the far West and Southwest.

Sustained winds of 20-25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph are possible in

the Wind Advisory area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Activation of storm spotters and emergency management is not

expected at this time.

Update on Tropical Storm Irma (9-11-2017 at 5:45 p.m.)

Update on the Tropical Storm Irma

Posted at 5:45 p.m. at 9-11-2017

According to the NWS, at this time Elmore County still has the potential to see elevated wind conditions (25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph) as the core of Tropical Storm Irma moves through the area just to our east. We will remain under the Tropical Storm Warning until 1:00 a.m. Winds are expected to weaken below Tropical Storm force after 1:00 a.m. The peak time for winds to increase this evening are from 7:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. and then will begin to decrease through the early morning hours. A Wind Advisory may be issued for elevated winds a few hours after the Tropical Storm Warning expires.

Tomorrow winds will likely remain in the 10 to 20 mph range for a good portion of the day. Please stay prepared for the next several hours.

We will continue to post updates to our website at www.elmorecoema.com , Facebook and Twitter.

Update on Hurricane Irma (9-11-2017 at 12:00 p.m.)

As of 12:00 P.M. September 11,2017

According to the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham, Elmore County remains under the Tropical Storm Warning. However, forecasted winds have dropped significantly for us in Elmore County. According to the NWS, at this point and under the current forecast, Elmore County will likely experience 20 to 30 mph sustained winds with gusts of 40 mph possible and 2 to 4 inches of rainfall may be experienced from the early morning hours of today through early tomorrow morning. There is no tornado threat for Elmore County forecast at this time. Currently the winds are forecasted to increase through early afternoon to the higher wind speeds and stay at this level through the early morning hours of Tuesday. This may cause some sporadic downed trees and power outages. The wind speeds are forecast to decrease in the early morning hours Tuesday. Winds will remain 10 to 20 mph with some higher gusts possible during the day on Tuesday.

Below is the latest graphic from the National Hurricane Center and a couple of additional graphic from the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham on the areas covered by the Tropical Storm Warning and what impacts we are likely to see. Some changes to the forecast are still likely so stay tuned. We will continue to send out email updates and post the updates to our website, Facebook and Twitter. Please stay prepared!

Also, we have updated the Safer Places that are open or will be opening for these weather conditions. You can find further information on the Safer Places Program, the locations that are open and a map of all locations on our website at www.elmorecoema.com

 

 

Update on Hurricane Irma (9-11-2017 at 7:30 a.m.)

As of 7:30 A.M. September 11,2017

According to the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham, Elmore County remains under the Tropical Storm Warning. However, forecasted winds have dropped significantly for us in Elmore County. According to the NWS, at this point and under the current forecast, Elmore County will likely experience 20 to 30 mph sustained winds with gusts of 40 mph possible and 2 to 4 inches of rainfall may be experienced from the early morning hours of today through early tomorrow morning. There is no tornado threat for Elmore County forecast at this time. Currently the winds are forecasted to increase through early afternoon to the higher wind speeds and stay at this level through the early morning hours of Tuesday. This may cause some sporadic downed trees and power outages. The wind speeds are forecast to decrease in the early morning hours Tuesday. Winds will remain 10 to 20 mph with some higher gusts possible during the day on Tuesday.

Below is the latest graphic from the National Hurricane Center and a couple of additional graphic from the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham on the areas covered by the Tropical Storm Warning and what impacts we are likely to see. Some changes to the forecast are still likely so stay tuned. We will continue to send out email updates and post the updates to our website, Facebook and Twitter. Please stay prepared!

Also, we have updated the Safer Places that are open or will be opening for these weather conditions. You can find further information on the Safer Places Program, the locations that are open and a map of all locations on our website at www.elmorecoema.com

Update on Hurricane Irma (9-10-2017 at 6:30 p.m.)

Update on potential impacts from Hurricane Irma for Elmore County

Posted at 6:30 p.m. on 9-10-2017

According to the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham, Elmore County remains under the Tropical Storm Warning. According to the NWS, at this point and under the current forecast, Elmore County will likely experience 20 to 40 mph sustained winds with gusts of 50 to 55 mph possible and 2 to 4 inches of rainfall may be experienced from the early morning hours of Monday through early Tuesday morning. Currently the winds are forecasted to increase tomorrow, late morning through early afternoon to the higher wind speeds and stay at this level through the early morning hours of Tuesday. This will result in some downed trees and power outages. The wind speeds are forecast to decrease in the early morning hours Tuesday. Winds will remain 15 to 20 mph with some higher gusts during the day on Tuesday.

Below is the latest graphic from the National Hurricane Center and a couple of additional graphic from the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham on the areas covered by the Tropical Storm Warning and what impacts we are likely to see. Some changes to the forecast are still likely so stay tuned. We will continue to send out email updates and post the updates to our website, Facebook and Twitter. Please stay prepared!

Also, we have updated the Safer Places that are open or will be opening for these weather conditions. You can find further information on the Safer Places Program, the locations that are open and a map of all locations on our website at www.elmorecoema.com

 

Tropical Storm Warning issued for Elmore County ………( 12:00 Noon Update)

Update on potential impacts from Hurricane Irma for Elmore County

Posted at 12:00 noon on 9-10-2017

Elmore County is now covered by a Tropical Storm Warning as issued by the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham. According to the NWS, at this point and under the current forecast, Elmore County will likely experience 20 to 40 mph sustained winds with gusts of 60 mph possible and 2 to 4 inches of rainfall may be experienced from early Monday through early Tuesday. Currently the sustained winds are forecast to increase tomorrow morning between 7:00 and 9:00 a.m. and will not subside until closer the early morning hours Tuesday morning.  The closer you travel east to the Alabama/Georgia state line, 40 to 50 mph sustained winds with gust of 45 to 60 mph are possible. Below is the latest Hazardous Weather Outlook from the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham along with a couple of the updated graphics describing the threats and timing of the weather impacts expected. Also below is the latest graphic from the National Hurricane Center on the latest track on Hurricane Irma.  We will continue to send out email updates and post the updates to our website, Facebook and Twitter as the forecast is updated. Please be prepared!

Also, we have updated the Safer Places that will be opening for these weather conditions on our website for further information, please check out our website at www.elmorecoema.com

Tropical Storm Warning issued for Elmore County ………

Update on potential impacts from Hurricane Irma for Elmore County

Posted at 8:00 a.m. on 9-10-2017

Elmore County is now covered by a Tropical Storm Warning as issued by the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham. According to the NWS, at this point and under the current forecast, Elmore County will likely experience 20 to 40 mph sustained winds with gusts of 50 to 60 mph possible and 2 to 4 inches of rainfall may be experienced from early Monday through early Tuesday. Currently the sustained winds are forecast to increase tomorrow morning between 7:00 and 9:00 a.m. and will not subside until closer the early morning hours Tuesday morning.  The closer you travel east to the Alabama/Georgia state line, 40 to 50 mph sustained winds with gust of 50 to 70 mph are possible. Below is the latest Hazardous Weather Outlook from the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham along with a couple of the updated graphics describing the threats and timing of the weather impacts expected. Also below is the latest graphic from the National Hurricane Center on the latest track on Hurricane Irma.  We will continue to send out email updates and post the updates to our website, Facebook and Twitter as the forecast is updated. Please be prepared!

Also, we have updated the Safer Places that will be opening for these weather conditions on our website for further information, please check out our website at www.elmorecoema.com

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
718 AM CDT Sun Sep 10 2017

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the counties served by the
National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Monday through Saturday.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for areas east of I-65.

Hurricane Irma will track northwest through Florida today and tonight
and across central Alabama Monday and Monday night. For Central
Alabama, the most active weather, including the highest wind gusts
and heaviest rainfall, is expected generally along and east of I-65
Monday and into early Tuesday. Winds sustained at 30 to 50 MPH, with
gusts of 50 to 70 MPH are likely in the warning area. This will
likely result in scattered downed trees and some power outages.
Tropical rains are expected to bring rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches
across east Alabama and 1 to 3 inches across west Alabama. Changes
to this forecast are possible and will depend on Irma`s track. Please
continue to monitor for the latest forecasts as Irma nears.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Activation of storm spotters and emergency management will be likely
Monday into early Tuesday.

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Update on potential impacts from Hurricane Irma for Elmore County (9-9-2017 at 6:15 p.m.)

Update on potential impacts from Hurricane Irma for Elmore County

Posted at 6:15 p.m. on 9-9-2017

According to the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham, changes have been made from this morning’s forecast information. The track is continuing to shift westward. According to the NWS, at this point and under the current forecast, Elmore County may experience 30 to 40 mph sustained winds with gusts of 50 to 60 mph possible and 1.5 to 3 inches of rainfall may be experienced from early Monday through early Tuesday. The closer you travel east to the Alabama/Georgia state line, 40 to 50 mph sustained winds with gust of 50 to 70 mph are possible. At the least a Wind Advisory will be issued for this timeframe and a Tropical Storm Watch may be issued. This will result in downed trees and power outages. Also, below is the latest graphic from the National Hurricane Center and an additional graphic from the NWS Forecast Office in Birmingham on the areas that will see impacts in the State and what impacts we are likely to see. Some changes to the forecast are still likely. We will continue to send out email updates and post the updates to our website, Facebook and Twitter over the weekend as the forecast is updated. Please be prepared!