747  
WWUS84 KBMX 102044  
SPSBMX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
344 PM CDT WED OCT 10 2018  
 
ALZ047-048-102130-  
LEE AL-RUSSELL AL-  
344 PM CDT WED OCT 10 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL LEE AND NORTHERN RUSSELL  
COUNTIES UNTIL 430 PM CDT...  
 
AT 342 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG STORM WITHIN A  
TROPICAL RAIN BAND OVER LADONIA, OR NEAR PHENIX CITY, MOVING WEST AT  
30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...ENHANCED RISK OF A BRIEF TORNADO.  
 
IMPACT...STORMS EMBEDDED WITHIN A TROPICAL RAINBAND HAVE EXHIBITED  
LOCALIZED ROTATION. A BRIEF TORNADO COULD QUICKLY FORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
AUBURN, PHENIX CITY, OPELIKA, SMITHS, SMITHS STATION, AUBURN  
UNIVERSITY, LADONIA, BEAUREGARD, GRIFFEN MILL, ROBERT G. PITTS  
AIRPORT, MONTEREY HEIGHTS, CHEWACLA STATE PARK, FORT MITCHELL,  
LADONIA SPORTS COMPLEX, MARVYN, PHENIX DRAG STRIP AND PARKMANVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3234 8502 3240 8544 3250 8544 3250 8549  
3254 8559 3269 8554 3253 8502 3250 8500  
3245 8499  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2042Z 104DEG 27KT 3246 8509  
 

 
 
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