Weather alert: Severe thunderstorm warning for Cullman County until 5:45 p.m.


The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Southwestern Cullman County in north central Alabama… * Until 545 PM CDT *

At 511 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Dodge City, or 14 miles south of Cullman, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

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

* Locations impacted include… Hanceville, Good Hope, Dodge City, Garden City, Colony, Black Bottom, Bremen, Arkadelphia and Smith Lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Prepare immediately for large hail and deadly cloud to ground lightning. Seek shelter inside a well-built structure. Stay away from windows.