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Sunday, May 9, 2021

    Looking back to April 27, 2011

    Kenneth Nail, City of Hanceville Mayor  It could have been the worst of days and it was one of the best of days. Cullman, no doubt, got more construction debris. We got more vegetative debris. We hauled over 300,000 cubic yards of debris. We thank...

    Ivey proclaims April 27 Day of Remembrance

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On April 27, 2011, a series of long-track tornadoes ripped through the state of Alabama in three waves across 35 of our 67 counties. Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of this unprecedented natural disaster that took the...

    B.A.S.S. Reschedules College Tournament Amid Flooding

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Heavy spring rains across central Alabama have caused water levels to soar, prompting B.A.S.S. and officials with local hosts at the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce to postpone the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series at Lewis Smith Lake presented by Bass Pro Shops until...

    Oak Mountain State Park suffers tornado damage

    PELHAM, Ala. – Severe weather, including an apparent tornado, moved through northern Shelby County Thursday and caused damage at Oak Mountain State Park. The park suffered widespread tree damage in areas near Alabama Highway 119, as well as damage to the park’s campground and cable...

    Potential outbreak of severe storms Thursday into early Friday

    CLANTON, Ala. – The active spring severe weather pattern continues across the southeast U.S. The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed 24 tornadoes from last Wednesday’s event, which was very significant, since this was more than half the number of tornadoes that typically occur statewide...

    ‘It’s critical for folks not to let their guard down’

    Cullman County facing severe weather threat from Wednesday morning through early Thursday  CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - National Weather Service (NWS) Huntsville office Senior Meteorologist Andrew Pritchett told Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) and local law enforcement staff in a web briefing Tuesday afternoon that...

    CPD warns public of unsafe parking underneath the city parking deck

        CULLMAN, AL. - Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper issued a statement Wednesday morning imploring residents not to use the city parking deck for shelter during the storm.     Cullman Police Department is asking that residents seeking shelter go to one of the listed and approved shelters....

    ‘Expect 3 rounds’: EMA director addresses Wednesday’s impending severe weather

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Phyllis Little updated the Cullman County Commission during its work session Tuesday afternoon on the severe weather expected in the Cullman area Wednesday through Thursday morning. “Expect three rounds,” Little said.  She explained that the first...

    (Updated) Latest on area’s Winter Storm Warning

    Updated 2-14-21 10:08 p.m. Here’s the latest on the Winter Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Huntsville: Counties included: Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin AL, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan, Cullman, Moore TN, Lincoln TN, and Franklin TN- including the cities of Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield,...

    ALDOT: Motorists strongly urged to avoid travel into Wednesday

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency advise motorists that freezing rain will likely coat roads with ice in north and west-central Alabama beginning tonight. Furthermore, much of the state will experience freezing temperatures over the...