717  
WWUS54 KHUN 170036  
SVSHUN  
 
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL  
736 PM CDT THU AUG 16 2018  
 
ALC089-095-103-170045-  
/O.CON.KHUN.SV.W.0107.000000T0000Z-180817T0045Z/  
MARSHALL AL-MADISON AL-MORGAN AL-  
736 PM CDT THU AUG 16 2018  
 
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM CDT  
FOR WEST CENTRAL MARSHALL...SOUTHERN MADISON AND SOUTHEASTERN MORGAN  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 736 PM CDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM HUNTSVILLE TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARSHALL SPACE  
FLIGHT CENTER TO 6 MILES WEST OF MORGAN CITY, MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
HUNTSVILLE, REDSTONE ARSENAL, OWENS CROSS ROADS, FALKVILLE, GURLEY,  
TRIANA, ALABAMA A AND M UNIVERSITY, MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER,  
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE AND MORGAN CITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING  
KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO  
BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3438 8692 3457 8674 3479 8663 3484 8634  
3483 8633 3481 8635 3479 8634 3474 8635  
3473 8636 3468 8636 3456 8638 3437 8655  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0036Z 270DEG 13KT 3476 8653 3459 8658 3446 8669  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
JMS  
 
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