Radar Check At 6:55 pm
With the mainline of the storms now pretty much leaving the southern parts of central Alabama, the severe threat to the area is over. There may be a few occasional showers or thunderstorms that move across your site until we lose the daytime heating, but you do not have to worry about strong storms as the atmosphere is overburdened and stable.
The heavy storm watch for Autauga, Barbour, Bullock, Elmore, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Pike, and Russell Counties was allowed to run from NWS Birmingham. They also canceled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch, which was valid until midnight for the counties of Dallas, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Pickens and Sumter.
There remains only the Heat Advisory, which comes into effect at 1
We have some sad news to report on today's storms … Lineville Police (Clay Co.) reports that a man was killed when a big tree fell on his vehicle when he (19659004) Hueytown Police Department reports that 2 people were injured when a tree fell on their vehicle as they raced on the Allison-Bonnett Memorial Drive in front of the Hueytown High School Stadium Thunderstorms
There are many more reports on trees and power lines along with some structural damage by damaging winds and lightning strikes have crashed.
Alabama Power reports from 17:00, over 156,000 people are without po because of today's storms. This is just a list of the top 5 hardest hit counties due to power outages.
• 42,000 – Jefferson County
• 18,000 – Tuscaloosa County
• 17,000 – Shelby County
• 9,000 – Montgomery County  • 9,000 – Lee County