The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Tornado Watch for much of West Alabama.

This watch includes all of Tuscaloosa County and surrounding communities, and will be in effect until 4 p.m. See the official message from the NWS here:

TORNADO WATCH 144 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM CDT FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

ALABAMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:

AUTAUGA

BIBB

BLOUNT

CALHOUN

CHEROKEE

CHILTON

CHOCTAW

CLARKE

CLAY

CLEBURNE

COOSA

CULLMAN

DALLAS

DEKALB

ETOWAH

FAYETTE

GREENE

HALE

JEFFERSON

LAMAR

MARENGO

MARSHALL

MORGAN

PERRY

PICKENS

SHELBY

ST. CLAIR

SUMTER

TALLADEGA

TUSCALOOSA

WALKER

WASHINGTON

WILCOX

WINSTON

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