The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 6 p.m. tonight; most of our listening area also remains under a Flash Flood Watch until 6 a.m. tomorrow morning.  Counties in pink are under the Severe Thunderstorm Watch; counties in green are only under a Flash Flood Watch at this time.

This forecast graphic from the National Weather Service projects when and where storms will impact the state.

NWS Birmingham

The main threat from these storms will be damaging winds and heavy rain; threat levels are outlined by the NWS below.

NWS Birmingham

Our Chief Meterologist James Spann discusses the severe weather threat in the latest edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme Video below.