From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The National Weather Service in Birmingham said several counties in Alabama could see severe storms, with golf ball size hail and damaging winds, on Sunday, April 19, 2020.
The system is expected to start moving into the state around 4 a.m.
Two waves of storms are expected, with the first round threatening central Alabama through 11 a.m. The second round is expected at around 2 p.m. The second round of storms is forecasted to impact areas south of Interstate 20. These storms will bring a threat of tornadoes and damaging winds of up to 70 mph, according to a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement.
Flooding could also be an issue, due to heavy rainfall.
There will be another threat of severe thunderstorms late Wednesday into Thursday.