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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:32 AM CST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...

* timing... winds will be gusty Monday as strong low pressure
system moves to our east... generally from midnight tonight
through 6 PM Monday.

* Winds... winds will be sustained 20 to 35 mph with higher
gusts... especially for higher elevations.

* Impacts... strong winds can break tree branches or down weaker
trees... particularly in areas with saturated soils due to
recent heavy rains.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 5:13 AM CST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Storm survey plan of the day for Monday January 23...

.Overview...

A multi-day storm system pushed through central Alabama from
Thursday through Sunday. Numerous storms developed in association
with this system and produced damage mainly in the southern half
of the forecast area.

Survey summary:

At this time, storm surveys are being planned for the following
counties today:

Team one: primary targets: Lee County

Team two: primary targets: Marengo and Lowndes counties

Team three: primary targets: Pike and Barbour counties

Additional public information statements will be issued periodically
through the day, as survey teams report back their findings. For
media concerns please contact the NWS Birmingham office and we
will get you in touch with the teams.

A major contribution to the Success of our severe weather warning
program is the receipt of storm reports from all our customers and
partners. If you witnessed or are aware of any storm damage due to
high winds or tornadoes, please contact your local emergency
management office. You can also report severe weather by using
#bmxwx on twitter.



513 am CST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Storm survey plan of the day for Monday January 23...

.Overview...

A multi-day storm system pushed through central Alabama from
Thursday through Sunday. Numerous storms developed in association
with this system and produced damage mainly in the southern half
of the forecast area.

Survey summary:

At this time, storm surveys are being planned for the following
counties today:

Team one: primary targets: Lee County

Team two: primary targets: Marengo and Lowndes counties

Team three: primary targets: Pike and Barbour counties

Additional public information statements will be issued periodically
through the day, as survey teams report back their findings. For
media concerns please contact the NWS Birmingham office and we
will get you in touch with the teams.

A major contribution to the Success of our severe weather warning
program is the receipt of storm reports from all our customers and
partners. If you witnessed or are aware of any storm damage due to
high winds or tornadoes, please contact your local emergency
management office. You can also report severe weather by using
#bmxwx on twitter.


513 am CST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Storm survey plan of the day for Monday January 23...

.Overview...

A multi-day storm system pushed through central Alabama from
Thursday through Sunday. Numerous storms developed in association
with this system and produced damage mainly in the southern half
of the forecast area.

Survey summary:

At this time, storm surveys are being planned for the following
counties today:

Team one: primary targets: Lee County

Team two: primary targets: Marengo and Lowndes counties

Team three: primary targets: Pike and Barbour counties

Additional public information statements will be issued periodically
through the day, as survey teams report back their findings. For
media concerns please contact the NWS Birmingham office and we
will get you in touch with the teams.

A major contribution to the Success of our severe weather warning
program is the receipt of storm reports from all our customers and
partners. If you witnessed or are aware of any storm damage due to
high winds or tornadoes, please contact your local emergency
management office. You can also report severe weather by using
#bmxwx on twitter.