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Sunday, September 19, 2021

    Interstate wreck shuts down northbound lanes

    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the Alabama State Troopers Decatur Patrol Post, a wreck involving a ‘vehicle Versus 18-wheeler’ happened around 5:30 p.m. near Exit 305 in Cullman. The northbound lanes are currently blocked for travel.  There is no report of injuries yet. The wreck is...

    Community storm shelters to open in preparation for Tuesday storms

    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - The National Weather Service has issued warnings of the potential impact Hurricane Ida is expected to have on Cullman County and North Alabama. With flooding and tornadoes possible across the area, residents are urged to be weather aware and have...

    Natural disasters and severe weather: when the power goes out

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - CDC offers these tips to help you prepare for and cope with sudden loss of power. Take Action To prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, use generators, pressure washers, grills and similar items outdoors only. Generators should be used at least 20 feet away from...

    Tornados possible as Hurricane Ida makes landfall

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - There is a risk of tornadoes if you're on the path of Hurricane Ida.  Track weather updates in your area and know the difference between a watch and a warning to stay safe:  Tornado WATCH = Stay alert and be ready to shelter  Tornado...

    Hurricane Ida: major storm system will impact north Alabama Monday and Tuesday

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - As Hurricane Ida pushes through the Gulf of Mexico and a likely point of landfall on the Louisiana coast becomes clearer, National Weather Service forecasters warn that a probable major storm will impact north Alabama Monday night and through the day...

    Gov. Ivey declares State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Ida Alabama landfall

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - — Governor Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency Proclamation pertaining to Hurricane Ida. “Ahead of Hurricane Ida’s anticipated landfall, I’m issuing a state of emergency for Alabama's coastal and western counties effective at 2 p.m.,” stated Gov. Kay Ivey. The proclamation...

    Good Hope shooting victim identified 

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. - According to a report from the special agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation, an update was given of the Friday Good Hope campground shooting.   The suspect identified as Nathan Larry Parsons, 49, of Gardendale, was pronounced...

    Cullman Police Dept. announces new route plan  for Cullman City Schools

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Police Department, in coordination with Cullman High, Middle and Primary Schools announced this week a new school driving route plan.   CPD Patrol Captain Jeff Warnke said the work was done in tandem with the schools to ensure that the students’...

    Starting July 28, severe thunderstorms deemed ‘destructive’ will activate a Wireless Emergency Alert on smartphones

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Severe thunderstorms can be life-threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. Hazardous conditions range from tornadoes, large hailstorms and widespread straight-line winds called derechoes, to cloud-to-ground lightning and flash flooding.   Starting July 28, the National Weather Service will better convey the...

    Rock the South announces traffic plan approved by the Cullman County Commission

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The organizers of Rock The South have recently gained the approval of the Cullman County Commission to limit traffic on portions of County Road 469 and County Road 436 during Rock the South 2021. These roads will have restricted access from...