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
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WILL BE
NEEDED TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.