alabama severe weather

PHOTO GALLERY: Storm Damage in Prattville

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Tornado Watch Until 8PM; Autauga, Coosa and Tallapoosa Counties Added

  Alabama News Network is tracking severe weather that will be moving across Alabama from now through tonight. Our Weather Authority team of meteorologists says to prepare for severe weather, which could include the threat for tornadoes in some areas. A Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Tornado Watch is in effect until 8PM for part of the Alabama News Network viewing…

UPDATE: New Tornado Watch Until 3AM Thursday; Includes Montgomery

WATCH LIVE COVERAGE Alabama News Network is tracking severe weather that will be moving across Alabama through early Thursday morning. Our Weather Authority team of meteorologists says to expect more severe weather tonight and overnight, which will include the threat for tornadoes, possibly EF-2 or greater. A PDS Tornado Watch (Particularly Dangerous Situation) is in effect until 3AM Thursday for…

Starting Friday: State Sales Tax Holiday Weekend on Storm Preparedness Items

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Alabama, which leads up to the annual state sales tax holiday weekend on certain storm preparedness items. This will be the 10th state sales tax holiday weekend. It was started in 2012, in response to the massive April 27th tornadoes from the year before. From Friday through Sunday, you won’t have to pay…

Severe Weather Awareness Week Is Underway in Alabama

Source: Lauren Goldman Gov. Kay Ivey has proclaimed this week as Alabama Severe Weather Awareness Week. This leads up to the state sales tax holiday weekend on severe weather preparedness items, which takes place from Feb. 21-23. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, everyone is encouraged to conduct a personal tornado safety drill. The National Weather Service says this drill will be…

Update: Marengo Co. EMA Releases Name of Person Killed in Storm

What remains of mobile home struck by overnight storm in Marengo County — Photo from Alabama News Network Marengo County Emergency Management Agency Director Kevin McKinney has confirmed to Alabama News Network the identity of the person killed in an overnight storm. McKinney says Anita Rembert was killed. She was in a mobile home with Curtis Rembert and three children…

Strong Storms Bring Down Trees and Power Lines

A tree is down on the campus of Alabama State University after today’s storms. A quick-moving line of storms brought down trees and power lines in various spots in Montgomery and elsewhere. Early this afternoon, Alabama Power reported more than 18,000 of its customers were without electricity in Central Alabama. Power was out to the Alabama News Network studios on…

Alabama Sales Tax Holiday on Severe Weather Items Underway

The Alabama sales tax holiday on severe weather items is underway from now through Sunday, Feb. 24. This event is designed to help Alabamians prepare themselves for severe weather season. Selected gear, supplies and equipment will be exempt from the state’s 4% state sales tax. In addition, some cities and counties will drop their local sales tax on those same items. It means…

Alabama Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday Runs Through Sunday

The state of Alabama is observing its annual sales tax holiday on severe weather preparedness items from February 23-25. This means certain equipment, gear and supplies will be exempt from the state’s 4% sales tax. Some counties and cities are dropping their local taxes as well, meaning shoppers in some areas won’t pay any sales tax on those items through…