Updated severe weather threat information for Elmore County – 4-14-2018 (3)…

Posted at 5:50 p.m. on 4/14/2018 – Below is the latest graphic from the National Weather Service Office in Birmingham along with the latest Hazardous Weather Outlook. The severe threat is diminishing but not completely over. The tornado threat at this point is minimal. Isolated flash flooding will be an issue to watch out for tonight.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
512 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Cleburne-Pickens-Tuscaloosa-Jefferson-Shelby-St. Clair-Talladega-
512 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Damaging winds and tornadoes will be remain a threat into the evening
hours. The threat area is generally east of a line from Gadsden to
Childersburg to Selma. To the west of this line, the severe threat
has ended. The threat will diminish from west to east and should
exit the eastern counties by midnight.

Rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches could lead to isolated flash
flooding into tonight. The best chance of flash flooding will
generally be west of a line from Gadsden to Montgomery.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Due to heavy rainfall, minor river flooding is expected Sunday
through Wednesday in the Tombigbee and Sucarnoochee River basins.


Activation of storm spotters and emergency management will continue
to be necessary through midnight.