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Severe thunderstorms possible Thursday evening

Published 10:50am Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, will be possible across all of Central Alabama on Thursday evening through Friday morning as a strong cold front passes over the area.

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Storms are expected to arrive in Marengo County between 6-9 p.m. Thursday but that’s subject to change.

Damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be the main threats as a squall line is expected to move through the state just out ahead of the cold front. Large hail with be a secondary concern with the storm system.

The best potential for serve weather will be for locations to the north and west of a line from Demopolis to Calera to Gadsden.

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The main threat is damaging straight-line winds but isolated tornadoes and large hail are also possible.

The front is expected to come through Marengo County from 6-9 p.m. but those times are subject to change.

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