Possibility of severe weather for Elmore County for 1/23/2017

Unfortunately, yet another round of severe weather will be possible on Sunday. The best chances of severe threats will be generally along and south of Interstate 85. The prime time for activity will be between 10 AM and 4 PM. Below is the updated Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by the NWS and a graphic that shows the updated threat levels and timing of when the threats will likely impact Elmore County.

Stay tuned for additional updates and please watch our website at www.elmorecoema.com  and social media posts for all updates regarding updated weather information, road closures, and other hazards, etc.

143 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE…OUTLOOK THROUGH TONIGHT.

SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT ACROSS THE EASTERN PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL ALABAMA THROUGH AROUND 4 AM. THREATS INCLUDE DAMAGING
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS, LARGE HAIL, AND BRIEF TORNADOES. THE THREAT
AREA IS GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF I-65. IN ADDITION, HEAVY
RAINFALL COULD RESULT IN LOCALIZED FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS AND
SMALL STREAMS IN THIS SAME AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN ON SUNDAY FROM 10 AM TO
AROUND 4 PM. ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER ARE POSSIBLE INCLUDING
DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS, LARGE HAIL, AND TORNADOES. THE
THREAT AREA IS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LIVINGSTON TO
ALABASTER TO MOUNT CHEAHA LINE. THE HIGHEST THREAT FOR SEVERE
STORM IMPACTS WILL BE GENERALLY SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 85
CORRIDOR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

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

 

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Safer Places Locations in Elmore County for 1/21/2017

Please check our website for Safer Places Program information and for locations near you for a safer place to ride out the storm!

www.elmorecoema.com

SAFER PLACES LOCATIONS FOR ELMORE COUNTY

 Severe Storms expected tonight January 21, 2017 thru early Sunday morning January 22, 2017

 The following locations are open in Elmore County as a “Safer Place”

As of 4:00 p.m. 1/21/2017

 

Shoal Creek Baptist – 13214 Holtville Road – Deatsville

Deatsville Fire Station – 6930 AL Hwy 143 – Deatsville

Elmore County Courthouse – 100 E Commerce Street

Tallassee City Hall – 3 Freeman Avenue – Tallassee

First Baptist Church Eclectic – 290 First Avenue – Eclectic

Wetumpka Police Department – 208 Marshall Street – Wetumpka

Town of Elmore – Fire Station 2 on Baltzer Road– Elmore

Town of Elmore – Penny Parkway – Elmore

Town of Elmore – 1245 AL Hwy 143 – Elmore

Redland Baptist Church – 1266 Dozier Road – Redland/Wetumpka

Elmore County under a Tornado Watch that has been deemed a Particularly Dangerous Situation

The National Weather Service in Birmingham, AL has issued Tornado Watch # 17 for Elmore County until 3:00 a.m.

This watch has been deemed a Particularly Dangerous Situation PDS

 

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WWUS64 KBMX 220051
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WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 17
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
651 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

ALC001-005-007-011-017-021-027-037-047-051-063-065-081-085-087-
091-101-105-109-111-113-117-119-121-123-220900-
/O.NEW.KBMX.TO.A.0017.170122T0051Z-170122T0900Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 17 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST SUNDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ALABAMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 25 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ALABAMA

AUTAUGA               BIBB                  CHILTON              
COOSA                 DALLAS                ELMORE               
LOWNDES               MONTGOMERY            PERRY                
SHELBY                TALLADEGA             

IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA

CHAMBERS              CLAY                  LEE                  
MACON                 RANDOLPH              RUSSELL              
TALLAPOOSA            

IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA

BARBOUR               BULLOCK               PIKE                 

IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA

GREENE                HALE                  MARENGO              
SUMTER                

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ALABASTER...ALEXANDER CITY...
ASHLAND...AUBURN...BRENT...CENTREVILLE...CLANTON...COLUMBIANA...
DEMOPOLIS...EUFAULA...EUTAW...FORT DEPOSIT...GREENSBORO...
LANETT...LINDEN...LINEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...LOWNDESBORO...MARION...
MILLBROOK...MONTGOMERY...MOUNDVILLE...OPELIKA...PELHAM...
PHENIX CITY...PRATTVILLE...ROANOKE...ROCKFORD...SELMA...
SYLACAUGA...TALLADEGA...TROY...TUSKEGEE...UNION SPRINGS...
UNIONTOWN...VALLEY...WETUMPKA AND YORK.

$$

Safer Places Locations in Elmore County for 1/21/2017

Please check our website for Safer Places Program information and for locations near you for a safer place to ride out the storm!

www.elmorecoema.com

SAFER PLACES LOCATIONS FOR ELMORE COUNTY

 Severe Storms expected tonight January 21, 2017 thru early Sunday morning January 22, 2017

 The following locations are open in Elmore County as a “Safer Place”

As of 4:00 p.m. 1/21/2017

 

Shoal Creek Baptist – 13214 Holtville Road – Deatsville

Deatsville Fire Station – 6930 AL Hwy 143 – Deatsville

Elmore County Courthouse – 100 E Commerce Street

Tallassee City Hall – 3 Freeman Avenue – Tallassee

First Baptist Church Eclectic – 290 First Avenue – Eclectic

Wetumpka Police Department – 208 Marshall Street – Wetumpka

Town of Elmore – Fire Station 2 on Baltzer Road– Elmore

Town of Elmore – Penny Parkway – Elmore

Town of Elmore – 1245 AL Hwy 143 – Elmore

Redland Baptist Church – 1266 Dozier Road – Redland/Wetumpka

MODERATE Risk/Updated Risk For Severe Weather Tonight 1-27-2017

01/21/2017  3:53:38 PM  The Storm Prediction Center has placed Elmore County under a MODERATE Risk for severe weather with all modes of severe weather being possible to include strong tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail. This increase in threat level is an increase from earlier this morning.

Below is the updated Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO) issued by the NWS and a graphic that shows the updated threat levels and timing of when the threats will likely impact Elmore County.

Stay tuned for additional updates and please watch our website at www.elmorecoema.com  and social media posts for all updates regarding updated weather information, road closures, and other hazards, etc.

 

HWO:

321 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

 .DAY ONE…OUTLOOK THROUGH TONIGHT.

SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL ALABAMA, AS EARLY AS 9PM IN THE SOUTHWEST AND AS LATE AS 6AM IN THE NORTHEAST. ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER ARE POSSIBLE INCLUDING DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS, LARGE HAIL, AND TORNADOES. THE HIGHEST THREAT FOR SEVERE STORM IMPACTS IS SOUTH OF A LINE FROM MYRTLEWOOD TO SELMA TO LANETT.

 .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

 NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

 ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WILL BE NEEDED TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

 

NWS Rnd 2 21 Jan 2017

 

(Update) Elmore County Safer Places Locations for Tornado Watch #11 – 1/21/2017 (Update)

All Safer Places have closed. 

Please check our website for Safer Places Program information and for locations near you for a safer place to ride out the storm!

www.elmorecoema.com 

The following locations are open in Elmore County as a “Safer Place”

Elmore County Courthouse – 100 E. Commerce Street – Wetumpka

Tallassee City Hall – 3 Freeman Avenue – Tallassee

Tallassee Police Department – 214  Barnett Blvd – Tallassee

Deatsville Fire Station – 6930 ALHwy 143 – Deatsville

Town of Elmore – Fire Station 2 – Elmore

Town of Elmore Penny Parkway – Elmore

Town of Elmore 1245 AL Hwy 143 – Elmore

First Baptist Church Eclectic – 290 First Avenue – Eclectic

Wetumpka Police Department – 208 Marshall Street – Wetumpka