Severe storms are possible across the state today, bringing the threat of strong tornadoes and damaging winds to our listening area.

NWS Birmingham

The latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Birmingham has storms entering northwest Alabama as early as 7 a.m. Storms could impact Tuscaloosa between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Storms are expected to move quickly, so it's imperative that you and your family are prepared.

A wind advisory is also in effect until 9 p.m. tonight, as sustained winds of 10 to 20 miles an hour are possible with sustained winds of up to 50 miles an hour. This could result in downed trees and power outages, so make sure you have your mobile devices charged well in advance of the arrival of today's storms.

If a tornado warning is issued in our area, we will provide you with live wall to wall coverage from ABC 33/40 Chief Meteorologist James Spann and real time road condition and damage report updates from Captain Ray. Download our mobile app; we'll send alerts with the latest information to keep you and your family safe.

This severe weather update brought to you by Debra Sims, Your Alfa Insurance agent in Northport.

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