The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Tornado Watch for five counties in northwest Alabama Friday night ahead of a storm system that has already produced violent tornadoes in Mississippi.

The watch came at 9:25 p.m. and includes Lamar, Fayette, Marion, Winston and Walker Counties.

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It is in effect until 3 a.m. Saturday.

If any of our coverage counties go under a “Tornado Warning” issued by the National Weather Service we will provide you with nonstop weather coverage on Praise 93.3, 92.9 WTUG, 95.3 The Bear, METV 97.5, Catfish 100.1, Tide 100.9, ALT 101.7, and 105.1 The Block.

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