FIRST ALERT: J-P says strong storms will impact West Alabama by 11 a.m.

FIRST ALERT: J-P says strong storms will impact West Alabama by 11 a.m.

We're looking at some active weather for West Alabama Friday morning. We've been monitoring a cluster of thunderstorms moving out of the Memphis area. These storms have been packing a punch.

The storms are tracking southeast and will reach West Alabama by 11 a.m. The greatest risk for strong storms will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for Marion, Lamar, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Sumter, Greene, and Hale Counties.

Expect frequent lightning, winds over 30mph, and heavy rainfall.  The overall rain chances for areas east of I-65 remains very low today.

The threat for rain and thunderstorms ends later this afternoon leaving us with clearing skies and slightly cooler air. Overnight lows will fall into the mid to upper 60s across parts of the area.

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