Wednesday, December 23, 2015 | 7:12 AM
A SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY AND OVERNIGHT WITH THE HIGHEST IMPACTS ACROSS THE NORTHWEST PART OF THE AREA. TORNADOES...DAMAGING WINDS...AND LARGE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR STRONG AND LONG-TRACK TORNADOES WILL BE GENERALLY NORTHWEST OF CARROLLTON TO JASPER LINE. SEVERE STORMS COULD IMPACT WEST ALABAMA AS EARLY AS 3 PM. THE SEVERE THREAT WILL BE CONFINED MAINLY TO AREAS WEST OF I-65 FROM 3 PM UNTIL 9 PM...WITH THE SEVERE THREAT IMPACTING AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF I-65 AFTER 9 PM. Please tune to Paradise 92.7 later today and tonight for the latest updates.
The storm shelters in this area will be open once a warning has been issued by the National weather service.