A Tornado Hits St. Clair County - No Lives Lost

Birmingham, Alabama –
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A severe thunderstorm has moved into
Alabama, bringing a tornado threat to some west-central counties.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning Sunday
afternoon for Greene, Hale and Sumter counties in west Alabama and
later expanded it to include suburban Birmingham.
A funnel cloud was reported to NWS at 1:44 p.m. Sunday near
Helena in Shelby County, moving northeast at 35 mph. No immediate
damage was reported.
A severe thunderstorm watch also covered Bibb, Chilton, Fayette,
Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Tuscaloosa
and Walker.
The weather service reported a chance of severe thunderstorms
along and north of Interstate 20 and across most of central Alabama
into Sunday night, with conditions improving by midnight.

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