tornadoes

Torrential Rains from Storms Cause Issues in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Folks in Dallas County — woke up to severe weather Tuesday morning. Torrential rain from the storm caused big problems in Selma. “It was some scary weather that came through our area,” said Rev. Otis Culliver. “It woke us up out of our sleep. The thunder was definitely booming, the lightning was flashing. And just…

EMA Officials in West Alabama Brace for Impact from Ida

From the West Alabama Newsroom– As Hurricane Ida begins to move farther inland — west Alabama is starting to feel the affects — and EMA officials are preparing for the worst. EMA officials in Dallas County are concerned about flash flooding — strong winds — and the possibility of tornadoes. “At this time we do have all of our individual…

Governor Ivey Issues Statement on Wednesday Storms Across Alabama

Thunderstorms and tornadoes ripped through Alabama on Wednesday, March 17. Storms caused damage in multiple counties across the state. Following the waves of tornadoes and severe weather, Governor Ivey has shared the following statement. From Governor Kay Ivey: “Alabamians weathered tornadoes and significant thunderstorms yesterday into the early hours this morning. Like forecasts projected, we had a lot of spinning systems…

TORNADO WATCH: Parts of Viewing Area Until 7PM; Severe Threat Lasts Until Early Thursday Morning

WATCH LIVE COVERAGE Alabama News Network is tracking severe weather that will be moving across Alabama from now through early Thursday morning. Our Weather Authority team of meteorologists says to expect several rounds of severe weather, which will include the threat for tornadoes, possibly EF-2 or greater. A Tornado Watch is in effect until 7PM for much of the Alabama…

Tornadoes Confirmed from Alabama Storms

The National Weather Service confirms at least three tornadoes in Alabama from Sunday storms, and is surveying other parts of southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. A storm with estimated winds of 80 mph (130 kph) overturned five recreational vehicles at the Anchors Aweigh RV Resort near Foley after 3 p.m. The storm, with a 1.6-mile (2.6-kilometer) path, was rated…