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    Town of Vinemont declares state of emergency in wake of potential hazardous flooding

    Vinemont Councilwoman Shirley Arnett and Mayor Radginal Dodson speak at Tuesday night's special-called meeting. (Christy Perry for The Cullman Tribune) VINEMONT, Ala. - The Town of South Vinemont on Tuesday night declared a state of emergency ahead of more flooding rains. The City of Hanceville...

    Cullman area preparing for potential flooding

    At a municipal maintenance facility in Hanceville on Monday, Hanceville firefighter Nathan Morgan, along with other workers and volunteers, filled trailer loads of sand bags. (W.C. Mann for The Cullman Tribune) HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Early Monday afternoon, Hanceville city workers and volunteers filled sand bags...

    (Update) Predicted rainfall and wind speeds rise slightly in forecast updates

    Update from the National Weather Service in Huntsville: A Wind Advisory remains in effect w/ wind gusts up to 40 mph possible this afternoon. Heavy rain will also move tonight, with 1 to 3 inches expected. A Flash Flood Watch will be in effect...

    Heavy rains, wind expected through Friday

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    Click here for the very latest from the National Weather Service in Huntsville. CULLMAN COUNTY - The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory and flash flood watch ahead of a weather system moving into the area, expected to dump up to 3...

    3 injured in Jones Chapel tornado ‘are OK’

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    This mobile home near Jones Chapel was destroyed by a tornado Friday evening. (Courtesy of Phyllis Little) JONES CHAPEL - The tornado that struck a mobile home between Jones Chapel and West Point left three people injured, leveling the residence. Hurt were one adult, a...

    Subtropical Storm Alberto: Cullman County faces storm threat until Thursday

    Alberto’s predicted path, as of early Tuesday morning (NOAA/National Weather Service) CULLMAN - What does Subtropical Storm Alberto mean for north Alabama? Late Monday afternoon, The Tribune spoke to forecasters from the National Weather Service office in Huntsville who are tracking Alberto, to make sense...

    FEMA urges those with March 19 storm damage to register for disaster assistance

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    A home on Bolte Road on March 20, 2018 (Tribune file photo) ALABAMA - Persons and families who had property damage or loss caused by the storms and tornadoes of March 19-20 in Alabama’s Calhoun, Cullman, Etowah counties are urged to register with the Federal...

    Cullman County hailstone now official state record, 1st entry in state’s new hail dataset

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    This hailstone, collected March 19 by Tribune reporter William Craig Mann (shown) in his yard in the community of Walter, has been officially declared the largest recorded hailstone to fall in Alabama. The hailstone had a maximum diameter of 5.38 inches along its longest...

    Cullman hail storm’s silver lining

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    The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety’s Ross Maiden scans the largest of five preserved hailstones collected during the March 19 storm. / Photo W.C. Mann/The Cullman Tribune   WALTER - When bad storm clouds roll through Cullman County, they always seem to have behind them...

    ‘Thousands of employees affected’

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    Cullman Economic Development Agency Dale Greer: “These are very quick assessments and I believe there will be many more damage reports. Thousands of employees are affected.” / Tribune file photo Note: the listing contained here is preliminary; it should be considered a demonstrative sampling, not...

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