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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Pike and Montgomery Counties: The Alabama Weather Blog

A severe thunderstorm is southwest of Shady Grove and moving into northwestern Pike County.

It will move to southeastern Montgomery Couty, south of Pine Level on Highway 331.

Strong indications of large hail and very heavy rain. Damaging wind gusts of 60 km/h are also possible.

No tornado threat.

Thunderstorms with large hail up to 1 inch in diameter and wind gusts of 60 mph may occur over South Central and South Alabama into the evening.

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Warning for severe thunderstorms
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
115 PM CDT Sat Apr 20, 2024

The National Weather Service in Birmingham issued a notice

* Severe thunderstorm warning for…
Northwestern Pike County in southeastern Alabama…
Southeastern Montgomery County in south-central Alabama…

*Until 3:30 PM CDT.

* At 235 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm occurred near Lapine, or 12
miles southwest of Meadville, traveling northeast at 20 mph.

DANGER… 60 mph gusts and half dollar sized hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT… Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding and trees.

*Affected locations include…
Pine Level, Kent, Ansley, Grady, Orion and Currys.

PRECAUTIONS/PREPAREDNESS MEASURES…

For your protection, go to an interior room on the lowest floor of one
building.

Category: Alabama Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather

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Bill Murray is the president of The Weather Factory. He is the site’s official weather historian and a weekend forecaster. He also anchors the site’s severe weather coverage. Bill Murray is the proud holder of the National Weather Association Digital Seal #0001 @wxhistorian