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County remains under severe weather alert

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM CDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL BUTLER AND CONECUH COUNTIES…

AT 431 PM CDT… NWS DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PENNY SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS OVER 60

MPH. THESE STORMS WERE ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM LYEFFION TO EVERGREEN TO 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LENOX…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR… I65 AND CR 7…WILCOX AND BROWNVILLE BY 440 PM CDT… GARLAND…NYMPH AND CASTLEBERRY BY 445 PM CDT… MCKENZIE AND JOHNSONVILLE BY 455 PM CDT… PAUL BY 500 PM CDT…

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS…CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS.

REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA AND SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI.