Bessemer, AL (35020)

3:51 PM CDT on June 23, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Hueytown Bush & Knight Industrial City | | Change Station

Elev 485 ft 33.44 °N, 86.98 °W | Updated 12 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
73.6 °F
Feels Like 73.6 °F
N
4.2
Wind Variable Wind from SSE

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Few 1300 ft
Scattered Clouds 1900 ft
Overcast 3500 ft
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 1.49 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:39 AM 8:01 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
SPECI KBHM 232046Z 26015KT 4SM -TSRA BR FEW013 SCT019 OVC035CB 24/22 A2994 RMK AO2 PK WND 23032/1959 WSHFT 1953 LTG DSNT ALQDS OCNL LTGIC E TS E MOV E P0055 T02390222
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Few 1300 ft
Scattered Clouds 1900 ft
Overcast 3500 ft
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 98%
Rainfall 1.49 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:39 AM 8:01 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
SPECI KBHM 232046Z 26015KT 4SM -TSRA BR FEW013 SCT019 OVC035CB 24/22 A2994 RMK AO2 PK WND 23032/1959 WSHFT 1953 LTG DSNT ALQDS OCNL LTGIC E TS E MOV E P0055 T02390222

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Watches & Warnings

Tornado Watch
Issued: 3:43 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 365 remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for the
following locations


Al
. Alabama counties included are

Blount Cherokee DeKalb
Etowah Jackson Jefferson
Marshall St. Clair Tuscaloosa




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:14 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
Jefferson County in Alabama...

* until 515 PM CDT

* at 212 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain were moving northeast across the area. These
thunderstorms were moving across areas that received two to three
inches of rain during the past twenty four hours. One to two
inches of rain is possible in some areas during the next two
hours. This will produce localized flooding of streets and
roadways in the area... especially in low-lying flood prone areas
with poor drainage or near small creeks and streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Birmingham, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Bessemer, Homewood, Mountain
Brook, Trussville, Hueytown, Gardendale, Irondale, Leeds, Moody,
Fairfield, Fultondale, Sumiton, Pinson-Clay-chalkv, Center Point,
Pleasant Grove, Clay and Pinson.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3384 8676 3377 8665 3376 8654 3356 8655
      3353 8652 3347 8661 3347 8667 3325 8698
      3325 8706 3328 8707 3346 8734 3349 8733
      3350 8726 3353 8727 3352 8725 3355 8719
      3360 8719 3366 8706 3377 8702 3384 8688



322 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 7 PM today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Alabama, northeast Alabama, northwest
Alabama, and west central Alabama, including the following
areas, in central Alabama, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa,
Jefferson, Perry, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, and Walker. In
northeast Alabama, Etowah. In northwest Alabama, Marion and
Winston. In west central Alabama, Fayette, Greene, Hale,
Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa.

* Through 7 PM today.

* Tropical system Cindy has already produced 2 to 4 inches of rain
with locally higher amounts up to 7 inches. An additional 1 to 3
inches of rain is possible through this afternoon. There is a
possibility that the Flash Flood Watch may need to be extended
due to additional rainfall tonight and into Saturday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Special Statement
Issued: 3:30 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect southeastern
Tuscaloosa... southwestern Shelby... northwestern Perry... northeastern
Hale... Bibb and south central Jefferson counties...

At 330 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near North Johns to 8 miles southeast of
Moundville. Movement was east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Hoover, Alabaster, Bessemer, Pelham, Helena, Hueytown, Calera,
Chelsea, Montevallo, Brent, Centreville, Indian Springs Village, Lake
View, Coaling, Vance, Woodstock, West Blocton, Wilton, North Johns
and regions park or Hoover met.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Lat... Lon 3340 8708 3339 8655 3271 8724 3283 8766
time... Mot... loc 2030z 281deg 25kt 3332 8704 3288 8757


Jh/05


330 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect southeastern
Tuscaloosa... southwestern Shelby... northwestern Perry... northeastern
Hale... Bibb and south central Jefferson counties...

At 330 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near North Johns to 8 miles southeast of
Moundville. Movement was east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Hoover, Alabaster, Bessemer, Pelham, Helena, Hueytown, Calera,
Chelsea, Montevallo, Brent, Centreville, Indian Springs Village, Lake
View, Coaling, Vance, Woodstock, West Blocton, Wilton, North Johns
and regions park or Hoover met.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Lat... Lon 3340 8708 3339 8655 3271 8724 3283 8766
time... Mot... loc 2030z 281deg 25kt 3332 8704 3288 8757


Jh/05

323 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Talladega...
southeastern Blount... Calhoun... Shelby... southern Etowah... east
central Jefferson and St. Clair counties...

At 323 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Steele to Calera. Movement was
northeast at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Birmingham, Hoover, Gadsden, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Anniston,
Pelham, Oxford, Trussville, Talladega, Sylacauga, Pell City,
Jacksonville, Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Calera, Chelsea, Rainbow City
and Montevallo.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3397 8574 3395 8553 3389 8553 3388 8564
      3380 8559 3377 8564 3365 8564 3360 8574
      3356 8575 3350 8590 3340 8592 3338 8598
      3330 8598 3329 8612 3320 8612 3320 8617
      3310 8618 3307 8693 3393 8644 3410 8580
time... Mot... loc 2023z 242deg 34kt 3389 8624 3311 8675


Jh/05

323 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Talladega...
southeastern Blount... Calhoun... Shelby... southern Etowah... east
central Jefferson and St. Clair counties...

At 323 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Steele to Calera. Movement was
northeast at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Birmingham, Hoover, Gadsden, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Anniston,
Pelham, Oxford, Trussville, Talladega, Sylacauga, Pell City,
Jacksonville, Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Calera, Chelsea, Rainbow City
and Montevallo.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3397 8574 3395 8553 3389 8553 3388 8564
      3380 8559 3377 8564 3365 8564 3360 8574
      3356 8575 3350 8590 3340 8592 3338 8598
      3330 8598 3329 8612 3320 8612 3320 8617
      3310 8618 3307 8693 3393 8644 3410 8580
time... Mot... loc 2023z 242deg 34kt 3389 8624 3311 8675


Jh/05


240 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect eastern Walker...
southeastern Tuscaloosa... Blount... central Shelby... northeastern
Hale... Bibb... Jefferson and west central St. Clair counties...

At 239 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 7 miles east of Helicon to near Oak Grove
to near Knoxville. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Bessemer,
Homewood, Northport, Pelham, Mountain Brook, Trussville, Helena,
Hueytown, Gardendale, Irondale, Leeds, Moody, Fairfield, Chelsea and
Fultondale.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3411 8632 3338 8652 3284 8723 3298 8772
      3302 8771 3302 8783 3307 8783 3354 8721
      3396 8711 3390 8710 3386 8699 3387 8693
      3392 8692 3395 8679 3405 8668 3409 8669
      3409 8668 3414 8660
time... Mot... loc 1939z 283deg 21kt 3410 8701 3353 8714 3307 8775


Jh/05