Alabama storms http://apr.org en FEMA Extends Deadline For Seeking Aid In Alabama http://apr.org/post/fema-extends-deadline-seeking-aid-alabama <p></p><p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline until July 15 for Alabama residents to register for assistance if they were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that hit the state in late April.</p><p>Alabama Emergency Management Agency Director Art Faulkner said Friday the governor requested a two-week extension and FEMA approved it. The deadline for loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration has also been extended to July 15.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:37:24 +0000 The Associated Press 54740 at http://apr.org FEMA Extends Deadline For Seeking Aid In Alabama Weather Service Confirms Multiple Tornadoes http://apr.org/post/weather-service-confirms-multiple-tornadoes <p>The National Weather Service says at least four tornadoes touched down in Alabama during this week's storms, including an EF-2 tornado that flung a semitrailer onto the roof of an industrial plant in the Fort Payne area.</p><p>The Fort Payne-area twister was brief but powerful, with estimated winds up to 125 mph. Survey crews from the weather service say it flipped three large semitrailers, vaulting one into the air and onto the factory's roof around 12:30 a.m. Friday.</p> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 07:45:02 +0000 The Associated Press 47291 at http://apr.org Weather Service Confirms Multiple Tornadoes Alabama Storms Leave More Flooding, Toppled Trees http://apr.org/post/alabama-storms-leave-more-flooding-toppled-trees <p>Powerful thunderstorms that moved across Alabama have left more flooding and toppled trees across the state.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Forecasters at the National Weather Service said rains of around 1 inch fell within 30 minutes during Tuesday's storms in the Montgomery area. That led to at least one location -- East Ogden Avenue and Norman Bridge Road -- impassable as water flowed across the road.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The weather service also received reports of several trees down and some minor structural damage in the Cloverdale community of Montgomery.<br> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:14:56 +0000 The Associated Press 34725 at http://apr.org Alabama Storms Leave More Flooding, Toppled Trees Some Roads Closed, Homes Flooded in Alabama http://apr.org/post/some-roads-closed-homes-flooded-alabama <p>Flood watches and warnings continued for much of Alabama, as heavy rain continued to fall on already saturated ground.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; In northern Alabama, emergency managers reported flooding across parts of central Morgan and much of central and eastern Lawrence counties.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; In Moulton, authorities said several roads were impassable and several houses had flooded near the city's downtown area.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Authorities said numerous roads were also impassable in and around Decatur and Hartselle.<br> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:54:19 +0000 The Associated Press 33562 at http://apr.org Some Roads Closed, Homes Flooded in Alabama Storms Bring Threat of Some Wind Damage to Alabama http://apr.org/post/storms-bring-threat-some-wind-damage-alabama <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">Wind damage was reported after a severe weather system moved across Alabama Friday morning.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">However, forecasters said the chances for tornadoes appeared to be diminishing.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">A hazardous weather advisory said the storms could produce isolated damaging winds as the system moved from Alabama to Georgia Friday afternoon, and there was "a very small chance" for an isolated tornado.</span></p> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 14:05:32 +0000 The Associated Press 28898 at http://apr.org Storms Bring Threat of Some Wind Damage to Alabama Strong Storms Bring High Wind, Hail to State http://apr.org/post/strong-storms-bring-high-wind-hail-state-0 <P>Strong storms that moved across much of Alabama on Monday plunged thousands in the dark and also pummeled the state with hail, high winds and heavy rainfall.</P> <P>The National Weather Service said the strongest of the storms had wind gusts nearing 60 mph and there also was hail the size of quarters.</P> <P>Authorities in Colbert County Monday afternoon said they responded to reports of downed trees near the northern state line, and officials in Lauderdale County have reported street flooding and dime-size hail. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:36:35 +0000 The Associated Press 26966 at http://apr.org Strong Storms Bring High Wind, Hail to State Strong Storms Bring High Wind, Hail To State http://apr.org/post/strong-storms-bring-high-wind-hail-state <P>Strong storms moved across much of Alabama, bringing hail, high winds, and heavy rainfall as a cold front passes through the state.</P> <P>The National Weather Service warns that the strongest storms will be capable of producing wind gusts up to 60 mph and hail the size of quarters.</P> <P>Authorities in Colbert County Monday afternoon said they were responding to reports of downed trees near the northern state line, and officials in Lauderdale County have reported street flooding and dime-size hail. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:07:46 +0000 The Associated Press 26949 at http://apr.org Strong Storms Bring High Wind, Hail To State Storms Bring Threat of Tornadoes to Alabama http://apr.org/post/storms-bring-threat-tornadoes-alabama <DIV> <P>Strong storms are bringing the threat of tornadoes to much of Alabama.</P> <P>The National Weather Service says there's a marginal threat of twisters for areas near and east of Interstate 65 in Alabama on Monday morning.</P> <P>Forecasters say the threat will virtually end for areas west of Montgomery by 11 a.m. Monday, as the storms push eastward.</P> <P>However, the tornado threat will linger into the afternoon hours for Alabama counties near the Georgia state line.</P> <P>The weather service said a tornado warning was issued for Coosa County around 5 a.m. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:22:35 +0000 The Associated Press 18634 at http://apr.org Storms Bring Threat of Tornadoes to Alabama