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    Lost wages and grocery bills: Now what?

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - An estimated 59% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, according to a survey by Charles Schwab. That’s 59% of Americans barely scraping by, having to delicately manage bills versus income and needs versus wants. When an intense ice storm threw...

    Hanceville Exxon ensures locals receive warm meals

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - In most small Southern towns, there’s a hub – a location that attracts retired farmers and their buddies for biscuits and coffee while they shoot the breeze and discuss the weather. In Hanceville, that hub is the fan-favorite Hanceville Exxon. The...

    Community of all ages comes together in time of need

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - When Cullman County was hit with frigid temps over the last several days, and ice made travel treacherous, if not impossible, residents took action and took their love of community to the streets. Brad Ingram, a retired U.S. Army veteran with 14...

    How to beat the chill, without killing the power bill

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – While the worst part of the winter storm week has passed, there are a few more days of freezing temperatures ahead. Here are a few tips to help families beat the chill, without killing the power bill. Set thermostats and heaters to...

    Braving the cold for the sake of others

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  Cullman County has effectively been at a standstill for the better portion of a week, thanks to the winter storm that swept in on Monday. Temperatures plummeted and many local volunteer organizations jumped into action, opening warming stations to anyone needing...

    The Link closes warming shelter

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Temperatures began to plummet on Monday, Jan. 15, and Cullman County quickly succumbed to the freezing point as roads, vehicles and lawns slowly became encased in ice. Many residents in Cullman County rely on electric heat, either through heating units that...

    Avoid freezing disaster: 15 tips from a plumber

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - While the promise of snow and freezing temps may sound like a dream to some, others are aware of the lurking potential disasters that icy weather can bring. When the temperature stays at or below freezing for a significant period of...

    ALDOT cautions against travel as conditions worsen

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    ALDOT advises motorists that travel is hazardous and expected to become more hazardous as conditions worsen tonight in north Alabama. Non-essential travel is strongly discouraged. At this time, the only weather-related closure of a state-maintained route is on I-65, between Exit 310 (Alabama 157 at Cullman)...

    Winter precipitation ending this morning but bitterly cold temperatures continue

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    Winter Weather Advisories will be expiring across eastern and southeastern sections between 9 am – 12 pm. Wind Chill Advisories and Hard Freeze Warnings for most of state into Wednesday morning. The good news is that at 6 am temperatures remain above freezing south of an...

    NWS: Winter Storm Warning for Cullman County until 6 a.m. Tuesday

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service office in Huntsville for Cullman County. It began at 6 p.m. Sunday and is set to expire on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 6 a.m. Heavy mixed precipitation is expected, with total snow accumulations of...

    Commission calls emergency meeting, declares state of emergency for Cullman County 

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    Updated Jan. 14, 2024, at 7:22 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission on Sunday called an emergency meeting to discuss the impending winter weather and declared a state of emergency for the county. Chairman Jeff Clemons, along with the other commissioners in attendance,...

    Major winter impacts beginning Sunday evening

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    CLANTON, Ala. – Sunday 7:30 am, January 14, 2024 Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have been issued for counties north of I-20. Advisories will be issued farther south in later updates. The key message here is road impacts are possible whether or not you...

    The Link searching for volunteers to staff warming shelter Jan. 15-16

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Amid preparations happening through the county in anticipation of the incoming arctic blast, The Link of Cullman County is partnering with Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster of Cullman County (VOAD) to set up a warming station that will keep residents with...

    Severe weather possible followed by potential winter precipitation and bitterly cold temperatures next week

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    CLANTON, Ala. – In a rare “flip”, the SPC has downgraded the previous Enhanced Risk to Slight Risk and the overall threat of tornadic activity, especially EF2+ tornadoes. However, they have upgraded northern Alabama, including an Enhanced Risk for the area west of I-65 and...

    City, County, EMA plan warming stations ahead of winter storm

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Commission, City of Cullman and Cullman Emergency Management Agency (EMA) are in full swing teaming up to secure warming stations to assist locals in weathering the frigid temperatures that are projected to hit to north Alabama in the...

    Caution, storm ahead: Alabama prepares for severe weather

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    ALEA urges weather awareness ahead of possible storms MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Forecasts are calling for severe weather and storms, which could potentially produce tornadoes and damaging winds in excess of 70 mph across the southern portion of the state. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) encourages motorists to...

    ALEA: Make safety a New Year’s resolution; don’t get caught out in the cold

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — As 2023 ends and we enjoy the final days of December, it reminds us that winter is here as local forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures, rain and possible snow flurries in the northern part of the state. Secretary of the Alabama...

    Q&A with Cullman EMA: Stay safe while staying warm

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Ahead of future cold snaps, The Cullman Tribune sat down with the director of Cullman Emergency Management Agency, Tim Sartin, to gather tips for residents to keep safe while keeping warm this winter. CGM: In case of a power outage, how can...

    Updated list of community storm shelters

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has provided a list of available storm shelters for inclement weather. If you are not in a substantial structure, please go to a shelter. For the safety of shelter occupants, especially small children, please do...

    Preparing pets for freezing temps: Indoors and outdoors

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Summer feels like it was gone in the blink of an eye and Cullman locals woke up this week to frigid temps and frosty air. Residents are breaking out heavy coats and winter shoes, swapping tank tops for hoodies and Crocs...

    Coaches and parents, keep your athletes hydrated in late-summer heat

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – With fall nearly one month away, the temperatures of late summer are not letting up anytime soon. Adding that to an average annual humidity of more than 85%, the struggle is indeed real for Alabama residents. Many Alabama high-school and...

    Updated list of community storm shelters

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has provided a list of available storm shelters for inclement weather. If you are not in a substantial structure, please go to a shelter. For the safety of shelter occupants, especially small children, please do...

    Downtown library damaged by storm

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A line of severe storms on Monday, Aug. 7, 2023, caused widespread power outages with fallen trees and downed power lines, as well as structural damage to many homes and businesses through the area. One building in particular that serves as...

    Berlin moves forward on storm shelter, park projects

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    BERLIN, Ala. – The Berlin Town Council on Monday evening moved forward with plans to locate a storm shelter and develop a recreational park complex on the property around the town’s farmers’ market and temporary town hall. The council approved a motion to put its...

    List of community storm shelters

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has provided a list of available storm shelters for inclement weather. If you are not in a substantial structure, please go to a shelter during dangerous weater. For the safety of shelter occupants, especially small...

    Stiefelmeyer Building damaged in severe storm

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Stiefelmeyer Building and surrounding area were damaged during an unexpected severe storm in the early morning hours of Friday, April 28, 2023. About one-third of the roof and building debris were blown away, vehicles were damaged and a power pole...

    Damaging straight-line winds and tornadoes possible beginning this evening

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    CLANTON, Ala. – A broken line of supercells will move into northwest Alabama between 10 pm and 1 am, move southeastward and exit the state by late Saturday afternoon. Near and north of I-20/59, conditions are favorable for damaging straight-line winds and a few tornadoes....

    Severe storms possible Friday evening into Saturday morning

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    CLANTON, Ala. - A line of thunderstorms will enter northwest Alabama Friday evening, weaken after moving south of I-20 and exit the southern portions of the state late Saturday afternoon or evening. There is the threat of damaging straight-line winds and a few tornadoes north of I-20 between 9...

    Red Cross urges residents to prepare for severe weather

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the possibility of severe weather, including a risk of tornadoes, across much of the state, the American Red Cross urges those in the path of this line of storms to prepare now. Stay weather aware and listen to local news...

    EMS telecommunicators: Unsung heroes behind the scenes

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - The men and women and who make up Cullman’s first responder community are tasked with keeping the county and its residents safe and protected. Emergency calls come in at all hours of the day and night from people in desperate...

    Severe weather threat Sunday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Clusters of showers and thunderstorms will move into areas north of I-20 by early this evening and spread across the northern half of the state through early Sunday morning. These storms are not forecast to become severe. Clusters of showers and thunderstorms, possibly forming into...

    Updated list of community storm shelters

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has provided a list of available storm shelters for inclement weather. If you are not in a substantial structure, please go to a shelter. For the safety of shelter occupants, especially small children, please do...

    Rain today, patchy dense fog tonight into Sunday, and potential severe storms Tuesday

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    CLANTON – Scattered to numerous showers and a few thunderstorms will move across the state through this afternoon. No severe weather will occur. Although isolated showers are possible after sunset, most precipitation will have ended.  Patchy dense fog is forecast to develop later this evening and continue...

    Potential for Tornado Watch above 60%

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Areas affected are much of eastern Mississippi into western and northern Alabama. This is concerning for Severe potential and Watch possible with a probability of a Watch Issuance...60 percent. SUMMARY...Storms are expected to gradually increase in intensity along a cold front, with...

    Tips for severe weather prep

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Alabamians are no strangers to severe weather. Still, it helps to remind oneself of the basics of storm preparation once in a while. Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Tim Sartin said it’s important to be ready before bad weather comes...

    CEC staying prepared for every storm

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - In the south, it’s commonly known that weather is never a guarantee from day to day, something that keeps crews at the Cullman Electric Cooperative always on their toes. Brian Lacy, CCC, manager of Communications & External Affairs CEC, said weather is...

    Winter Storm Warning valid tonight from 9 PM CST for Cullman, DeKalb, Marshall [AL] till Saturday, March 12, 9 AM CST

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - IEMBot Huntsville has expanded the area of Winter Storm Warning to include Cullman County beginning Friday night from 9:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north Alabama and portions of southern middle Tennessee. Overnight  A strong arctic front...

    Tornado Safety tips and advice from the American Red Cross

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    WASHINGTON D.C. - With spring approaching, uncertain weather conditions are bound to arise. Instead of being reactive the “Be Red Cross Ready” campaign is trying to help with preventive measures to ensure everyone has the best chance of surviving a tornado. Below is some...

    Cullman EMA announces new weather alert system ahead of inclement weather

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - With the threat of inclement weather arriving in the latter half of the week, the Cullman County EMA is encouraging residents to sign up for the new Cullman County Notification System. Director Tim Sartin says the system will function similar to...

    Damaging winds and flooding possible in approaching weather system

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - All of north Alabama will see the threat of severe weather Wednesday night and Thursday morning as a cold front moves into the area, and short-term conditions could set the stage for flooding this weekend. Most models indicate a round of showers...

    Community storm shelters to open in preparation for Tuesday storms

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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...

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

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    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...

    County Road 522 on Stouts Mountain damaged by weekend storms

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    STOUTS MOUNTAIN, Ala. - Heavy weekend rains brought by the remnants of tropical storm Claudette washed away the shoulder and edge of the road surface on County Road 522 on Stouts Mountain. According to the Cullman County Road Department, the slide displaced an extensive...

    Weekend severe weather chances dropping, increased threat Monday

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The National Weather Service Huntsville forecaster issued an updated forecast Friday afternoon, showing that the tropical system coming up from the Gulf Coast will pass south of Cullman County with little effect. The region will instead be impacted by heavy rains...

    Another active hurricane season predicted

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    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This year’s hurricane season appears to be developing into an active one. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting 13 to 20 named storms. According to the center, six to 10 of these storms could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph...

    Sirens vs. radios vs. device apps: which should you use?

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     CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - As residents across the county seek safety during bad weather, The Tribune sought input from various sources about the value of community sirens, household radios, personal device apps and other means of communication in giving effective warnings to people in...

    How safe rooms save lives

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - In 2004, Keith and Deborah Crumbley were selected as part of a FEMA grant program to have a safe room installed at their home in the Simcoe Community. On April 27, 2011, their home took a direct hit from a F5...

    The April 27, 2011 Cullman County tornadoes: official reports

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - April 25-28, 2011 saw a super outbreak of approximately 350 tornadoes produced by a single long-term event of related systems from Texas to Virginia. Of those storms, 199 occurred in one 24-hour period on April 27, which included 62 in...

    Cullman County EMA: the lessons from 2011

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Training and preparation are necessary tools for the emergency management system, but all the training in the world cannot fully prepare responders for an event like the 2011 tornado outbreak. The real-world disaster provided on-the-job training for the Cullman County Emergency...

    National Weather Service unveils webpage commemorating April 27, 2011 severe weather outbreak

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    BIRMINGHAM and HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The National Weather Service (NWS) has launched a website to commemorate the April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak across Alabama. The page tracks the storms through the course of the day with meteorological data, describes each tornado event of the...

    Looking back to April 27, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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’

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    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

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        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

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    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

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    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

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    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...

    Icy roads a risk across Alabama through Tuesday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) advise motorists that icy road conditions are possible across much of the state as widespread freezing occurs late Sunday, Feb. 14, through Tuesday, Feb. 16. In addition, freezing fog...

    Dusting of snow possible tonight; ALDOT encourages caution

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm system may bring a mixture of light wintry precipitation or snow to the area starting late tonight. A dusting of snow is possible by daybreak Monday morning, primarily over northwest Alabama. As this...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Bearcats’ home opener against Jasper rescheduled for Saturday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Due to the threat of severe weather approaching the area Friday night, city schools will be releasing students at 1:30 p.m. and Cullman’s home opener against the Jasper Vikings has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. Due to...

    NWS Huntsville: Get ready for wet weather as remnants of Laura move east

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Reports from the National Weather Service (NWS) Huntsville office (NWSH) indicate rainy days ahead with chances of dangerous weather for north Alabama, as the remnants of Hurricane Laura are expected to pass on an eastward path north of the state. ThursdayThe NWSH...

    Tornado vs. COVID-19: EMA, National Weather Service, Alabama Department of Public Health recommendations for possible severe weather Tuesday

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. - As the nation sits under advisories and orders to self-quarantine, north Alabama could face a weather situation Tuesday that will force them to choose between maintaining social distance and protecting themselves and their families from a tornado or other severe weather. The National Weather...

    Gov. Ivey issues State of Emergency to aid in Alabama flooding recovery efforts

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday issued a State of Emergency effective at noon CST Feb. 18, 2020 to aid in Alabama’s recovery efforts following recent flooding. The SOE includes all 67 counties. “The significant amount of rain that has fallen across Alabama...

    Area under Flood Warning

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    The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a Flood Warning for southwestern Jackson County, Marshall County, Madison County, Lauderdale County, Limestone County, Colbert County, DeKalb County, Cullman County, Franklin County, Morgan County and Lawrence County until 5:30 p.m. Monday. “At 1128 AM CST,...

    LIST: Weather closings Feb. 5

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Due to the threat of inclement weather later today, some closings have been announced. If you know of one we missed, email wendy@cullmantribune.com. Cullman City Schools- "Due to a change in weather conditions, all after school activities and extended day programs are...

    Area readying for severe weather Saturday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman County is already under a Wind Advisory from midnight Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday, ahead of what forecasters are predicting to be a stormy Saturday. WHNT 19 Chief Meteorologist Jason Simpson reported, “Friday looks breezy and warm with some occasional rain....

    NWS: Winter Weather Advisory in effect until Wednesday at 1 a.m.

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    URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Huntsville AL 700 PM CST Tue Dec 10 2019 Limestone-Madison-Morgan-Marshall-Jackson-DeKalb-Cullman-Moore- Lincoln-Franklin TN- Including the cities of Athens, Huntsville, Decatur, Albertville, Boaz, Guntersville, Arab, Scottsboro, Fort Payne, Rainsville, Cullman, Lynchburg, Fayetteville, Winchester, Sewanee, Decherd, Estill Springs, and Cowan ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM...

    NWS issues Freeze Watch, Friday 10 p.m.-Saturday 8 a.m.

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    The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Freeze Watch, in effect from Friday at 10 p.m. through Saturday at 8 a.m., for the counties of Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin (AL), Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb and Cullman. Sub-freezing temperatures as low as...

    NWS: Freeze Warning in effect midnight tonight to 9 a.m. Friday

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    The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Freeze Warning from midnight tonight (Thursday) through 9 a.m. Friday morning. Counties included in the warning are Lauderdale,Colbert,Franklin (AL),Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb, Cullman Moore, Lincoln and Franklin (TN). * WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low...

    Afternoon, evening thunderstorms possible July 4th

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Seasonably warm conditions are expected this Fourth of July, with isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms possible, mainly during the afternoon and early evening. Showers and storms are then expected to gradually increase across the Tennessee Valley heading into the weekend period. Afternoon highs will...

    Wednesday night storms leave several across county without power

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Thunderstorms made their way across north Alabama late Wednesday night and left several homes in Cullman and Winston County without power. According to Cullman Electric Cooperative’s (CEC) Manager of Communications Brian Lacy, the peak outage was approximately 2,200 members when the storms came through overnight but...

    Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cullman until 8 p.m.

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    Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Cullman AL, Hartselle AL, Hanceville AL until 8:00 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/gmKXdZbPmf— NWS Severe Tstorm (@NWSSevereTstorm) April 19, 2019 The National Weather Service in Huntsville Alabama has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Cullman County in north central Alabama... Morgan...

    Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 3 a.m. for Cullman area

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    Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Cullman AL, Hartselle AL, Hanceville AL until 8:00 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/gmKXdZbPmf— NWS Severe Tstorm (@NWSSevereTstorm) April 19, 2019 CULLMAN, Ala. - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch effective until 3 a.m. Friday for Cullman and the surrounded...

    Tornado Watch effective until 3 a.m. for Cullman area

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Tornado Watch, effective until 3 a.m. Sunday morning, April 14, for the following counties: Bibb, Blount, Cullman, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Lawrence, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa,...

    Cullman EMA: Prepare now for tonight’s storms

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman area could see severe weather Saturday night into Sunday. According to the National Weather Service in Huntsville, the greatest threat will be from midnight until 9 a.m. Sunday. Wind gusts of 60-70 mph are possible, with hail and isolated...

    Cullman County Schools on 2-hour delay Wednesday, Feb. 20

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    Cullman County Schools are on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 20. Superintendent Dr. Shane Barnette said the decision was made because of the amount of the water on the roads and that some school buses have to start before dawn.

    WEATHER ALERT: ‘Rainfall amounts expected are very similar to what we received in December 2015’

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    Photo courtesy of pixabay CULLMAN, Ala. - Ahead of this week's expected rainfall totals and flooding, the Cullman County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA) is monitoring the situation closely, posting updates to social media to let citizens know what to expect. Said CCEMA Director Phyllis Little, "We...

    UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning now in effect Tuesday from midnight to noon

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    HUNTSVILLE - The U.S. National Weather Service in Huntsville has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch for the Cullman area to a Winter Storm Warning. The warning is in effect from midnight to noon on Tuesday. A strong cold front will move eastward through the region...

    Winter Storm Watch Monday night through Tuesday midday

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    HUNTSVILLE - The U.S National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Winter Storm Watch for an area including northern Alabama, beginning Tuesday at midnight and lasting through Tuesday at noon. Counties included in the watch are: Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin (AL), Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan,...

    Tornado Watch, Wind Advisory for area

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    HUNTSVILLE - The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Tornado Watch for an area including Cullman County. The watch is in effect until 7 p.m. Alabama counties included are Colbert, Cullman, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Pickens, Sumter,...

    Flash Flood Warning for SE Cullman County until 6:30 p.m.

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    CULLMAN - The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Flash Flood Warning for southeast Cullman County until 6:30 p.m. tonight. "Flooding continues on tributaries feeding Mulberry Creek. Low water crossings and low-lying areas may be susceptible to flooding through early this evening. Some...

    Cullman Courts delayed by weather

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    CULLMAN - Citizens who are serving on Cullman County juries on Tuesday, Dec. 11 are advised that they should report to the Cullman County Courthouse at 10 a.m. This delay is due to the weather, according to Cullman County Circuit Judge Gregory Nicholas. Copyright 2018...

    Area bracing for storms; community storm shelter list included

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    CULLMAN - North Alabama is bracing for strong storms Friday night and Saturday. Here's the latest from the National Weather Service in Huntsville. Hazardous Weather Outlook- Lauderdale-Colbert-Franklin AL-Lawrence-Limestone-Madison-Morgan-Marshall-Jackson-DeKalb-Cullman-Moore-Lincoln-Franklin TN. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north Alabama and portions of southern middle Tennessee. Tonight... Several rounds of...

    NWS Huntsville: Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday

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    From the National Weather Service: FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING The Flash Flood Watch continues for all counties in northern Alabama, as well as Lincoln, Moore and Franklin counties in southern middle Tennessee, from 7 AM CDT Tuesday morning...

    Cullman City, County Schools closed Tuesday due to storm damage

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    CULLMAN - Cullman City Schools and Cullman County Schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 20. The city school system sent out a message Monday night saying, "Due to severe storm damages affecting many of our families, Cullman City Schools will be closed on Tuesday,...

    LIST: Helpful links for today’s severe weather

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    CULLMAN - As Alabama braces for significantly severe weather this afternoon, it's important to be aware of the resources available for assistance. Below is a list of links that could be helpful to keep on hand today. Cullman County Emergency Management Agencey (EMA) www.facebook.com/CullmanCountyEMA/ https://twitter.com/CullmanEMA www.cullmanema.org WHNT19 Chief Meteorologist...

    LIST: Monday early dismissals, closings due to weather

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    CULLMAN - The threat of significantly severe weather on Monday has triggered several early dismissals around the Cullman area. According to the National Weather Service in Huntsville, "Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday afternoon and spread eastward ahead of an approaching storm system....

    Storms expected today

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    CULLMAN - Thunderstorms will move into the Cullman area around lunchtime, according to the National Weather Service in Huntsville, which said some may become strong to marginally severe. NWS Huntsville has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the counties of Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Limestone,...

    Complete list: school, business, org. closings; road closings

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    Last updated: 1-17-18, 2:24 p.m. CULLMAN - North Alabama, including the Cullman area, remains under a Wind Chill Advisory until noon Wednesday, Jan. 17. Here's a list of delays and closings in The Tribune's coverage area. Check back for updates. CLOSED: Cullman City Schools will be closed...

    NWS Huntsville: Wind Chill Advisory in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday

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    CULLMAN -  The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for the counties of Marshall, Jackson, De Kalb and Cullman until 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. From the NWS: Bitterly cold temperatures and wind chills are expected overnight into Wednesday morning. Snow occurring. Very...

    ALDOT: After snowfall, expect icy conditions until temperatures rebound

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    MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is continuing to warn Alabamians to expect icy roadways and bridges until temperatures return to above freezing. While all state routes in ALDOT's North Region currently remain open, sub-freezing temperatures through Thursday morning pose a threat of black ice...

    UPDATE: Road conditions

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    These Cullman Police Department vehicles, pictured on Jan. 16, have been used in past snow events to help remove stranded vehicles. / Noah Galilee Updated 1-16-18 6:42 p.m. 6:42 p.m. UPDATE from the City of Cullman Woodland Street Northwest is closed where it intersects with U.S. Highway...

    (UPDATED) List: Closings and delays due to winter weather

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    UPDATED Jan. 16, 2018 CULLMAN - North Alabama, including the Cullman area, remains under a Wind Chill Advisory until 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17. Here's a list of delays and closings in The Tribune's coverage area. Check back for updates. CLOSED: Cullman City Schools will be closed...